Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1974. Master of Science in Pharmacy, University Arizona.
Registered pharmacist, Missouri, Iowa, South Dakot, Arizona Staff pharmacist Methodist Medical Center, Saint Joseph, Missouri, 1974-1978. Postgraduate resident Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, 1978-1979. Director.pharmacy Des Moines General Hospital, 1979-1985.
Director pharmacy Rushmore National.Health Systems, Rapid City, South Dakot, 1985-1992, Ottumwa (Iowa) Regional Health Center, 1992-1997.
Pharmacy manager Healthcor, Incorporated., Columbia, Missouri. Member pharmacy advisory board Iowa Healthcare Purchasing Council, American HealthcareSystems.
American Association Poison Control Centers research fellow, 1978.
Member of American Society Hospital Pharmacists.
Married Ann Maria Chappell, August 18, 1973. Children: Rebecca Ann, Paul Scott.