Bob and his wife Carolann have lived in Woodbridge since 1980. All three of their children attended Beecher Road School and the Amity Regional School system.
Bob attended Milford (CT) High School, earned his B.A. from Yale University, and graduated from the NYU School of Medicine. He did his internship at Montefiore Hospital in New York, completed his residency in ophthalmology at Tufts University in Boston, and then took a vitreoretinal fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Professionally, Bob has a private ophthalmology practice specializing in vitreoretinal diseases in New Haven. He is an Attending Ophthalmologist at Yale New Haven Hospital and Consultant in Ophthalmology at Griffin Hospital. In addition, he is an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the Yale University School of Medicine and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology) at UCONN School of Medicine. Bob is a member and past President of the Board of Governors of the NYU School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of Ezra Stiles College of Yale University.
Bob is a long-time member of the Woodbridge Republican Town Committee. He has served on the Woodbridge Board of Zoning Appeals since 2015, currently as a regular member.
He has participated for many years in the Amity High School College Fair and has interviewed numerous Amity students on behalf of Yale College.
Bob successfully applied for forest and open space designations for land in Woodbridge. This effort allowed him to gain extensive knowledge of the Woodbridge Zoning and Wetlands regulations.
In order to continue to be well-informed on the latest zoning issues that Woodbridge faces, on March 23, 2019 he attended a one-day conference for members of Connecticut Land Use Commissions at Wesleyan University which was sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association.