Student, Boston University, 1967—1970. Bachelor of science in nursing, Adelphi University, 1971. Postgraduate, Adelphi University, 1973—1974.
Master of Science in Community Counseling, Barry College, 1981. Postgraduate, Florida Atlantic U./Florida International, since 1982. Postgraduate, Gestalt Institute, Miami, since 1982.
Doctor of Philosophy, Kennedy-Western University, 2000.
Staff nurse educator obstetrics Albert Einstein Hospital, New York City, 1971-1972, head nurse newborn nurseries, 1973-1974. Assistant instructor maternity nursing St. Johns Riverside Hospital, 1972-1973. Head nurse obstetrics and nurseries, high risk nursery Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, Florida, 1974-1978.
Clinical nursing supervisor, division pediatrics Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, 1978, coordinator division clinical education, 1978-1981. Quality assurance coordinator Maternal-Child Hospital Center, 1979-1981, perinatal coordinator, 1980-1981, also core nursing member child protection team, 1979-1981, assistant administrator obstetrics-gynecology, 1981-1982. Administrator Meadowbrook Medical Center, Inc., Dania, Florida, since 1982.
Private practice psychotherapy, since 1983. Assistant administrator nursing Miami General Hospital, 1985, associate administrator private care services, since 1985. Contract nursing supervisor Griswold Special Care, since 2001.
Psychiatric nurse practitioner S. Florida Evaluation & Treatment Center, 2004—2006. Clinical lecturer University Miami, since 2006. Assistant professor School Nursing, Florida International University, North Miami, 1982-1984.
Coordinator child bearing and child rearing courses, 1982-1984. Member Florida Board Nursing, 1979-1985, vice chairman 1981-1982, chairman 1982-1985. CPR instructor, 1978.
Director nursing Hospital Corporation of America Grant Center Hospital, Miami, 1986-1989, assistant administrator Doctor's Hospital, 1990-1991, private practice since 1991. Consultant State Florida, 1992-1995. Interim director nursing Charter Hospital, Miami, 1995-1996.
Surveyor Florida Correctional Medical Authority, 1996. Consultant State of Florida Children's and Family Services, 2000. Nursing patient care supervisor Griswold Special Care, since 2002.
Member mental health disaster team American Red Cross, since 2001, volunteer disaster mental health team, since 2000. Member American Nurses Association (regional editor since 1980), Florida Nurses Association, Florida Society Nurse Executives, Florida Nursing Adminstn. Association, Florida Hospital Association, Florida Nursing Administration Society, Sigma Theta Tau, Victim Advisory Committee (board directors 2001).