Party affiliation: Democrat
Staff Registered Nurse Children's Hospital, Akron, Ohio, 1976-1977. Instructor pediatric nursing Mercy School Nursing, Canton, 1977-1982. Screening, follow-up and after care coordinator Child and Adolescent Service Center, 1982-1984.
Psychiatric clinical nurse specialist Children's Hospital, Akron, since 1984, coordinator eating disorders program, since 1988. Psychotherapist in private practice Summit County Psychological Associates, Akron, 1988-1989. Adjunct faculty College Nursing Kent State University, since 1990, College Nursing University Akron, since 1994.
Denomination: Roman Catholic