Bachelor, Brandeis University, Waltham, Master of Arts, 1955. Doctor of Medicine, Tufts University School Medicine, Boston, 1962. DAP&E, London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1967.
Professor public health, medicine & microbiology Tufts University School Medicine, Boston, since 1975. Professor Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School Nutrition Social Policy Tufts University, since 1995. Editor Clinical Infectious Diseases University Chicago Press, since 2000.
With United States Navy, 1955-1957.
Married Judith Anne Lack, February 11, 1956. Children: Roxane Felice, Pamina Mae, Julien Sean.