Bachelor, Cornell Univercity, 1952; Doctor of Medicine, U. Rochester, 1956.
Fellow in rheumatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1961-1963; chief rheumatology, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Boston, 1961-1963; from instructor to assistant professor medicine, Tufts U. School Medicine, Boston, 1963-1969; from associate professor to professor medicine, State University of New York, Syracuse, 1969-1978; professor medicine, U. Tennessee, Memphis, 1978-1984; professor medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, since 1984; vice department chairman medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, since 1997; department chairman medicine, Medical Center at Princeton, New Jersey, 1984-1997. Member, consultant arthritis advising committee Food and Drug Administration, Wasington, 1985-1993, chairman, 1986-1989. Member rheumatology subspecialty committee American Board Internal Medicine, 1988-1995.
Board of directors Control New York chapter Arthritis Foundation, 1969-1978, president, 1976-1977. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Rheumatology.
Married Emanuella DiAssisi, June 20, 1953. Children: Deborah, David, Stephen.