Born (11-23-1947) & raised in Greenville, NC - Eagle Scout at age 13. Scout camp counselor, 1962-1965. Have practiced Adult & Geriatric Psychiatry at Center For Creative Balance from 1982 - present. Education: UNC, Chapel Hill - MD,1977; Wake Forest University – BS Biology,1974; HM2, US Navy, 1968–1972; J.H. Rose High School – Keetch Distinguished Service Cup, 1966. Residency: Duke University Medical Center (DUMC), Durham Regional Hospital – Chief Resident in Psychiatry, 1981-1982; DUMC – Residency in Psychiatry, 1978-1982; DUMC - Internship in Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine, 1977-1978. Current Interests: Spending time with wife, children & grandchildren; Live jazz; Long-distance hiking & camping; Woodworking; Discussing, reading & writing about politics, theology, & medicine.