Associate Degree in Nursing, Eastern Kentucky University, 1976. Bachelor of science in nursing, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1984. Associate degree in Human Services, Owensboro Community College, 1989.
Associate degree in Science, Owensboro Community College, 1990. Master in Agency and Community Counseling, 1992.
- Selector, patcher, American Tobacco Company, Owensboro, Kentucky, 1962-1966;machine operator, Montpelier Glove Company, Fordsville, Kentucky, 1969-1971;clerk typist, United States Corps of Engineers, Falls of Rough, Kentucky, 1969-1971;practical nurse, Breckinridge Memorial Hospital, Hardinsburg, Kentucky, 1972-1974;coordinator Rough River Home Health, Leitchfield Health Department, Hardinsburg, 1977-1978;staff nurse, Owensboro Daviess County Hospital, 1976-1977;head nurse, Medco Nursing Home, Hardinsburg, 1979-1980;staff nurse, Jewish Hospital, Louisville, 1980-1981;from staff nurse to clin.supr., Owensboro Daviess County Hospital, Owensboro, since 1982. Instructor nursing Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, 1984, Owensboro Vocational Technology School.