Party affiliation: Republican
Dietetic intern Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1966-1967. Therapeutic dietitian St. Barnabas Hospital, Minneapolis, 1967-1968. Clinical dietitian pediatrics, eating disorders program and cardiovascular health clinic for young Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, since 1971.
Instructor nutrition Mayo Medical School, 1976-1985, assistant professor nutrition, since 1985.
Secretary History Preservation Committee, Rochester, since 1987. Member American Dietetic Association, Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Practice Group, Pediatric Practice Group, Center for Adolescent Obesity (board advisory 1984-1987), Minnesota State Dietetic Association (secretary 1977-1979), Minnesota Heart Association (School Lunch Task Force 1988-1990), Rochester District Dietetic Association (executive board member 1972, 78, 80, program chairman 1974-1975, state meeting chairman 1975, president 1975-1976).