Neurosci. staff nurse Borrows Neurological Institute, 1972—1979. Neurosurgery nursing consultant The Methodist Hospital, Houston, 1981-1984. Staff development instructor M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, 1984-1985.
Staff nurse Ben Taub General Hospital Emergency Center, 1985-1987. Continuing education instructor Emergency Center Ben Taub General Hospital, 1987-1991. Clinical nurse specialist neuroscience/orthopedics/trauma division University California Medical Center, San Diego, 1991-1996.
Surgical clinical nurse specialist Kaiser Permanent, 1998-1999. Critical care internship program coordinator San Diego American Association Critical Care Nurses, 1998—2000. Clinical nursing coordinator University California San Diego Mitochondrial and Metabolic Disease Center, 1999—2002.
Announcer Dial A Shuttle program National Space Institutes. Adjunct clinical instructor Associate Degree in Nursing program Southwestern Community College, 2000—2002. Trustee Neuroscience Nursing Foundation, since 2001.
Presenter in field.
Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (Research award 1987, research grantee Houston Gulf Coast chapter), American Association Neurosci. Nurses (founding member, past treasurer South Carolina chapter, president and program director Houston chapter, national board directors division nursing affairs 1991-1993), American Association Neurological Surgeons, Harvey Cushing Society (associate), World Federation Neurosci. Nurses, National Association Clinical Nurse Specialists, Sigma Theta Tau.