InstitutionArea of StudyDatesDegree
PeterStuyvesant High School, New York, N.Y.Science and Math1967-70
Tulane University (T.U.) Collegeof Arts and Sciences New Orleans, LA.Biology1970-1974
B.S. with Honors
Tulane UniversityGraduate SchoolBiology (Animal Behavior)1974-1976
Tulane University Graduate SchoolBiology (Genetics)1976-1981
Louisiana State UniversityMedical Center (LSUMC) Specialized Center of Research-Arteriosclerosis(SCOR-A)Genetic Determinants of Heart Disease
Tulane University Medical Center(TMC) and (LSUMC)Clinical Genetics1977-1985

Master's Thesis: 

"Play Behavior in the South American Titi Monkey (Callicebus moloch).

  • Major Professor: Rainer Lorenz, Ph.D. Tulane University's Delta PrimateResearch Center. Covington, LA. >

    Doctoral Dissertation: 

    "A Demographic Genetics and Historical Study of a Culturally IsolatedPopulation Indigenous to Southwestern Louisiana." 
    Co-Major Professors: 

  • E. Peter Volpe, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Biology, Tulane University
  • Theodore F. Thurmon, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of Genetics,LSUMC.
  • Committee Members: 

  • Joan W. Bennett, Ph.D. Professor of Biology, Tulane University

  • Andrew E. Hamilton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Tulane University 

    Last Updated: 2/2/99