Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Dundee University, Scotland, 1977. Master of Arts in Medical Ethics, University Wales, 2005.
General practitioner Greyfriars Medical Center, Dumfries, Scotland, since 1981. Primary care cancer facilitator National Health Service Dumfries & Galloway, since 2005, chairman, research ethics committee, since 2005.
Master: Royal College General Practitioners.
Married Carol Knox.