Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, University Newcastle, England, 1972. Doctor of Medicine, University Newcastle, England, 1981.
House surgeon, house physician RVI, Newcastle on Tyne, England, 1972-1973. Registrar in Radiotherapy and Oncology Western Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland, 1975. Training fellow in Radiobiology Medical Research Council, 1976-1979.
Senior registrar Glasgow Institute of Radiotherapy and Oncology, 1979-1982. Visiting professor Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, United States of America, 1981. Consultant in radiotherapy and oncology Beatson Oncology Center Western Infirmary, Glasgow, since 1982.
Major Royal Army Med Corps (T.A.), 1970-1988. Fellow Royal College Physicians (Glasgow), Royal College Radiologists. Member Royal College Physicians, British Medical Association, British Oncol.
Association, Europena Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Royal College Physicians United Kingdom.
Married Jennifer Willis. Children: Peter, Catherine, Victoria.