Party affiliation: Democrat
- Staff nurse Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1966—1970, instructor, 1970—1972. Faculty University Pittsburgh, since 1974. Assistant director Longitudinal Redundancy Check, 1988—1991, interim director, 1991—1993, member faculty, since 1993.
- Computers in Small Bytes: A Workbook for Healthcare Professionals
- Explains hardware, Windows-based software programs, operating systems, and computer assisted communication as used for medical applications.
- Man, Health, and Nursing: Basic Concepts and Theories
- Book by Joos, Irene Makar, Nelson, Ramona, Lyness, Ann
- Computers In Small Bytes
- Book by Whitman, Nancy I.
Denomination: United Methodist Church