Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1971.
Assistant professor Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1973-1977. Associate professor pharmacology and physiology University Cincinnati, 1977-1981, professor pharmacology and cell biophysics, 1981-1985, professor physiology, 1981-1988. Professor physiology, head University Illinois, Chicago, since 1988, distinguished university professor, since 1998.
Secretary general International Society Heart Research, 1989-1993, secretary/treasurer, 1995-1998, president, 1999, associate chair department physiology. Chairman experimental cardiovascular study section National Institutes of Health, 1990-1992. Vice-chairman physiology University Cincinnati, 1987-1988.
Chairman research council American Heart Association, Metropolitan Chicago, 1990-1992. Member American Physiological Society (chairman subgroup), American Society Pharmaceutical Experimental Therapeutics, Biosphys. Society (chairman subgroup 1983-1984).
Married Kathleen Marie Cole, September 18, 1965. Children: Christopher, Elizabeth.