Party affiliation: seventh-day Adventist.
Bachelor of Science in Anatomy and Physiology, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1987. Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1988. Master of Arts in Anthropology, Western Michigan University, 1994.
Postgraduate, Andrews University, since 1997.
- Staff physical therapist Berrien General Hospital, Berrien Center, Michigan, 1988-1990, self-contracting physical therapist, since 1990, acting senior physical therapist, 1993. Substitute teacher anthropology Andrews University, since 1992. Presenter conference Zambian Association of Physical Therapists, 1992.
Denomination: Seventh Day Adventist