Bachelor of Science, California State University, Los Angeles, 1967; Doctor of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1972; Master of Public Administration, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1981.
Emergency department director, California Emergency Physicians, Oakland, 1973-1981; director, California Emergency Medical Services Authority, Sacramento, 1981-1983; regional medical director, CIGNA Health Plan, Los Angeles, 1983; senior vice president, corporation medical director, United Medical Plan, Richmond, Virginia, 1983-1985; director of development, Hospital Corporation of America Health Plans, Richmond, 1985-1986; vice president health care systems, national director corporation health care management, Equicor, Nashville, 1986-1988; senior vice president, president corporation healthcare management, Equicor, Nashville, 1989-1990; national leader health care consultant, The Wyatt Company, Washington, since 1991. President, co-founder Virginia Association HMOs, Richmond, 1985-1986. President Utilization Review Accreditation Association, since 1990.
Member governments Earthquake Advisory Task Force, Sacramento, 1981-1983, California Leg. Task Force on Health Care Cost Containment, Sacramento, 1983. Member American Medical Care and Review Association, Group Health Association of Americas Medical Director Division, American College of Emergency Physicians (board directors California chapter 1975-1981, national steering committee 1976-1981).
Children: Lisa, Laura. Married Marian L. Hanson.