Party affiliation: Democrat
Laboratory technician Metropolitan Diagnostic Laboratories, Brooklyn, 1969—1972. Laboratory technician, chemistry Brooklyn Hospital, 1972—1973. Technologist, hematology, coagulation and clinical microscopy Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, 1973—1977.
Teacher, biology Tehran American School, Iran, 1978. Technologist, serology and immunohematology Path Laboratory Inc., Nashville, 1979—1980. Technical services instructor American Red Cross, from 1981.
With technical advisory committee, from 1987, Tennessee Association Blood Banks, 1987. Member, advisory committee Nashville State Technology Institute, 1985—1986.
Denomination: Roman Catholic