Bachelor of science in nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1975. Postgraduate, East Carolina University, Y. Master of Business Administration in Management, California Pacific University, 1987.
Master of Arts in Human Behavior and Management, California Pacific University, 1989. Postgraduate, East Carolina University, since 1995.
Staff nurse Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis, 1973-1975. Charge nurse Methodist Hospital, 1975. Assistant head nurse Winona Memorial Hospital, 1975-1978, Kettering Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio, 1978-1980.
Charge nurse Intensive Care Unit Wayne County Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1980-1984. Charge nurse cardiac surgery Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, 1984-1987, nursing coordinator, 1987-1989, staff nurse supplemental nursing pool, since 1989. Clinical instructor Johnston Community College, Smithfield, 1989-1994.
Director of Nursing Howells Center, Greenville, 1994-1996. Nurse consultant Howells Group Homes, since 1995. Instructor review course National League Nursing, 1990.