Born to Joseph and Ida (Labman) Rowitz in Chicago, IL.
Is a research assistant at the University of Illinois until 1961.
Marries Esther Tonia Greene on September 3.
Earns a Master of Arts in sociology from the University of Illinois.
Is a behavioral scientist within the Illinois Department of Mental Health in Chicago until 1969.
Is an instructor at Burnham Hospital in Champaign, IL.
Teaches as a lecturer and later as an assistant professor at Rosary College in River Forest, IL until 1978.
Is a research scientist within the Illinois Institute for Development Disabilities in Chicago until 1990.
Earns a Doctor of Philosophy in sociology from the University of Illinois.
Co-authors “Ecology of Mental Disorders.”
Teaches as a professor within the Department of Psychiatry and Community Health Sciences at the University of Illinois until 2012.
Is the associate dean of academic affairs within the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois until 1993.
Is the director of continuing education at the Illinois Occupational Health and Safety Center at the University of Illinois until 1993.
Serves as a director and teacher center for public health practice at the University of Illinois.
Serves as the director of the Illinois Public Health Leadership Institute and currently maintains this role.
Serves as an editor of “Public Health in the 21st Century: The Prepared Leader.”
Retires in 2012 and is named professor emeritus at the University of Illinois.