Date of Birth: 12/14/30
Place: St. Paul, Minnesota
1958: BA Physics University of California Berkeley.
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa 1958
1963: MD UCSF
1964: Internship, San Diego County Hospital.
1964-65: Scripps Hospital, La Jolla Calif. Initiated Emergency
Department (First Chief),
1965-67: Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Sunset
and Edgemont, Los Angeles.
April to June 1967: Bac Lieu General Hospital, South Vietnam.
(Volunteer physician in charge of civilian pediatric ward).
1967-70: Los Angeles County Hospital Emergency Department.
April 1970 to present: Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, Emergency
January 1997 to present: Director-Kaiser Permanente Vegetarian
Lifestyle Clinic (VLC)
1950 Big Ten Trampoline Champion. Currently learning triple-twisting
backward triple sommersault, using bungee spotting rig.
Sponsor/Coach of Hawaii Highflyers Trampoline Club at McCully
Recreation Center, Honolulu.
Sailplane and hangglider pilot with commercial rating for single
and multi-engine aircraft.
Physics, math, classical music, computer technology. Freelance
writer (Mensa Journal, various popular and vegetarian publications).
Composed and produced music CD "The Farewell of Icarus"
Vegetarian Society of Honolulu (VSH) Newsletter Editor 1990-1996
Current Video Coordinator for VSH and producer of 40 vegetarian
educational tapes for public access TV.
Author: The Scientific Basis of Vegetarianism
Vegetarian since 1950
Vegan since 1963 (switched both times primarily for ethical reasons)