Party affiliation: Democrat
Staff nurse, assistant supervisor cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit The Methodist Hospital, Houston, 1961-1967, inservice instructor cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, 1971-1974, clinical pratictioner teacher II critical care, 1979-1987, coordinator in-patient cardiac rehabilitation program, 1987-1988, educator critical care residency program, 1988-1994. Supervisor coronary care unit, medical Intensive Care Unit, others Houston (Texas) Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1975-1979. Clinical nurse specialist coronary care unit, 1979-1994.
Lecturer, presenter in field. Clinical specialist in diabetes education, since 1994.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (treasurer Houston-Gulf Coast chapter 1974-1975, president 1976-1977, chairman community projects committee 1981-1984, research committee 1985-1988, secretary 1987-1989, treasurer-elect 1992-1993, treasurer 1993-1995, representative to Houston Council Nursing Organizations 1988-1992, others), American Heart Association, Cardiovasc. Nurses Society (secretary 1984-1985, research seminar committee 1988), Houston Council Nursing Organizations (president-elect 1991-1992, president 1992-1993), American Association Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association (certified diabetes educator), Texas Nurses Association (board directors 1994-1996).