Born to Henry and Mafalda (Bonzagni) Girotti in Springfield, MA.
Earns a Bachelor of Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Earns a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Is a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University Medical College through 1969.
Is an assistant professor followed by an associate professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin until 1986.
Is a tenured professor of biochemistry at the Medical College of Wisconsin until 2020.
Is the program director of a cancer-based program project grant until 1998.
Receives a research grant from the National Cancer Institute within the National Institutes of Health through 2017.
Is the president of the American Society for Photobiology through 1998.
Is an associate editor of “Photochemistry and Photobiology” and presently maintains this role.
Is named professor emeritus by the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Is a volunteer teacher within the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Earns the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society for Photobiology.