Bachelor, New York University, 1955; Doctor of Medicine, New York University, 1960.
Intern in medicine Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, 1960-1961. Fellow in experimental pathology, resident in anatomic and clinical pathology New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1961-1965. Instructor pathology New York University School Medicine, 1965-1966.
Assistant professor University Utah College Medicine, Salt Lake City, 1966-1970, associate professor, 1970-1972, University South Florida College Medicine, Tampa, 1973-1976, professor pathology, 1976-1977, George Washington University College Medicine, Washington, 1977-1988. Professor, chairman department pathology University Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, 1988-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000, retired, 1999. President PhotoTov Fine Arts, 2004.
Consultant Science Review, National Institutes of Health. Member cardiovascular study section National Science Foundation, Food and Drug Administration. Director council on cardiovascular and geriatric health Amer College Nutrition, 1998-1901.
Board directors Scientists Center Animal Welfare, president elect, 1987, president, 1988.
Delaware Utah State Democratic Party, 1968. Fellow American College Nutrition. Member International Academy Pathologists, American Physiological Society, American Association Pathologists, International Society Heart Research, Society Cardiovascular Pathology (president 1986-1987), Photograph Society of America(president).
Married Miriam Fishman, February 11, 1960. Children: Naomi, Stephanie.