Registered Nurse, Pittsburgh Hospital, 1970. Bachelor of Science, St. Mary's College, 1980. Master of Business Administration, Rosary College, 1986.
Bachelor of science in nursing, North Park College and Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1995. Master of Science, North Park College and Theological Seminary, 1997.
Registered Nurse Western Pennsylvania Institute and Clinic, 1971—1974, St. Ann's Hospital, Columbus, 1974—1978, Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, 1978—1979. Program manager Joint Commission Accreditation of Hospitals, 1979—1980, quality assurance consultant, 1980—1985, consultant faculty, 1980—1986. Quality assurance manager Westlake Community Hospital, Melrose Park, 1981—1986.
Director Medical Affairs, Medical Care Health Maintenance Organization, Maywood, 1986—1992. Utilization manager Veterans Affairs, Chicago Health Care Systems, since 1994.