Bachelor in Anthropology, University California, Berkeley, 1965. Master of Social Work, West Virginia University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work, University Denver, 1981.
Volunteer Volunteers in Service to America, migrant program in Florida, mental health program in West Virginia, 1965-1967;
social work counselor, Family Superior vena cava syndrome, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1969;
commissioned captain, United States Army, 1970;
advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Army
chief medical social worker, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1970-1972;
trainer in human relations, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1972-1973;
chief, social work and mental health, Army Hospital, Teheran, Iran, 1974-1976;
principal researcher, Army Academy Health Sciences, San Antonio, Texas, 1978-1982;
director human resources, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1982-1984;
senior researcher, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, 1984-1987;
chief, research and evaluation, Army Community and Family Support Center, Alexandria, Virginia, 1988-1990;
retired, United States Army, 1990;
associate professor School of Social Work, U. Hawaii, since 1990. Planner Mental Health Agency State Department Task Force, Teheran, Iran, 1975-1976, Asian-American service needs, Mental Health Network, Denver, 1977-1978, 4th National Conference Transcultural Family Society, Chevy Chase, Maryland., 1987-1988. Consultant on family programs Army Science Board, Washington, 1988-1989.
Board dirs.Coun. Social Work Education.
Founding member Transcultural Family Society, Columbus, Ohio, 1988. Fellow Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. Member National Association of Social Workers (national committee inquiry 1991-1994), Council on Social Work Education, American Evaluation Association.
Married Kathleen Marie Laughlin, August 31, 1968.