Party affiliation: Democrat
Research assistant Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1986-1990. Registered Nurse Mount Sinai Hospital, 1986-1990. Honorary nurse midwife Maidstone Hospital, Kent, England, summer 1990.
Nurse midwife Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1990-1992. Midwife St. Joseph's Krankenhouse, Essen-Werden, Germany, 1992-1993. Nurse midwife University Texas, Houston, summer 1993, Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, 1993-1995, Obstetrics and gynaecology Consultant and The Birth Place, San Diego, since 1995.
Visiting instructor Hebamme Schule, Bochum, Germany, 1993. Consultant Bochum Haus Beburt Hebamme, Bochum, 1993.