AB, Columbia University, 1956. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1958.
Fellow in hospital administration, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1957-1958; assistant administrator, Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, 1958-1963; assistant administrator, Jewish Home and Hospital, New York City, 1963-1966; executive director, The Brooklyn Hospital, 1966-1977; senior vice president, Long Island Jewish Hospital, New York City, 1977-1982; president, Chief Executive Officer, FOJP Svc. Corporation, New York City, since 1982; president, Chief Executive Officer, Hanys Insurance Company, Albany, New York, since 1987.
Member of New York State Governor's Council on Blood and Blood Transfusions, 1984-1994. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives (life).
Married Robin Elsen, September 16, 1956 (divorced April 1990). Children: Randi Udelson, Julia Abod, Lisa. Married Susan Forbes, October 22, 1994.