Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1949. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1951. Doctor of Medicine, University Iowa, 1955.
Resident department dermatology University Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, 1958-1961. Assistant professor dermatology University Iowa College Medicine, Iowa City, 1961-1965, associate professor, 1965-1969, professor, 1969-1997, director Office of Medical Education, 1969-1970, assistant dean for continuing medical education, 1970-1974, associate dean for continuing medical education, 1974-1991, acting head department dermatology, 1976-1978, vice chairman department dermatology, 1978-1990, director program in medical humanities, 1981-1991, professor emeritus dermatology and program in biomedical ethics, since 1997.
Board directors, president Hillel Foundation, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1965-1983. Board directors Preucil School Music, Iowa City, 1995-1997. Founder, board directors The Younger Stamfords, Iowa City, since 1988.
Captain United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Fellow American Academy Dermatology (life). Member American Medical Association, American Dermatological Association (vice president, 1987), Society for Medical College Directors Continuing Medical Education (secretary-treasurer 1978-1980, president 1981-1982, historian 1990-1995), American Osler Society (board directors 1991-1994), Society for Health and Human Values, Iowa Medical Society, Johnson County Medical Society, Iowa Dermatological Society (president 1968-1969), Phi Beta Pi, Alpha Epsilon Pi, others.
Married Fredda Ellen Sideman, June 15, 1952. Children: David, Joel, Daniel, Aaron.