Staff nurse Veterans Administration Center, Dayton, Ohio, 1962-1966. Member nursing faculty Miami Valley Hospital School Nursing, 1968-1978. Teaching assistant, lecturer Ohio State University, Columbus, 1979-1982.
Associate professor Ohio University, Athens, 1982-1983. Professor, director Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, 1984-1988. Professor, director school nursing Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, since 1988.
Member Mayor's Commission on Needs of Women, Louisiana, 1984-1988. 1st vice president, board directors United Way of Ouachita, Louisiana, 1986-1988. Member American Nurses Association, Indiana Nurses Association, Indiana Council Deans and Directors of Nursing Education (president 1992-1998), International Council Women's Health Issues (board directors 1986-1992, 98-2000), Association for the Advancement Health Education, Sigma Theta Tau.