Associate of Arts in Mental Health with high honors, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland, 1976. Associate of Arts in Nursing with honors, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland, 1980. Bachelor of science in nursing magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 1988.
MSN, Georgetown University, 1991.
- Aftercare coordinator, family and youth counselor Southern Area Youth Services, Forrestville, Maryland, 1976-1978. Staff nurse Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, 1980-1990, assistant nurse coordinator surgical unit, 1990-1992, assistant nurse coordinator medical unit, since 1992. Clinical educator Prince George's Community College, Largo, 1991-1992.