Associate of Arts in Nursing, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, California, 1974. Bachelor in Health Service Administration, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1978. Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Music.
Doctor of Philosophy in Music Performance, Columbia Pacific University, 1985.
- Staff nurse Dameron Hospital, Stockton, California, 1976—1977, charge nurse, 1977—1980, supervisor nursery, since 1980, director maternal neonatal services parent education program, since 1989.
Member of National Association of Female Executives, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, CPR Instructor, Instructor Neonatal Resuscitation Hospital, National League Nursing, California Perinatal Association, Academy Certified Birth Educators, International Childbirth Educator Association, International Association Infant Massage Instructors, St. Mary's College Alumni Association, National Association Neonatal Nurses, Columbia Pacific University Alumni Association, San Joaquin General Hospital Delta College Nurse Alumni Association.