Party affiliation: Democrat
Staff nurse Nebraska Psychiatric Institute, 1963-1965. Clinical specialist Norfolk (Nebraska) State Hospital, 1965-1966. Instructor Creighton University School Nursing, 1966-1968.
Professor nursing, medicine and education University Virginia, 1970-1977. Professor, dean School Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977-1985, professor-at-large Medical School, 1977-1985. President Human Services Training and Research Corporation, 1974-1985.
Co-chairman Governor's Mental Health and Mental Retardation Advisory Board, 1973-1976. Research review committee VA. Consultant in field.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Former member board directors Kaiser Permanente Health Plan and Hospitals, Medical Media Group. Former member advisory board hospital administration program Charles A. Drew Medical Center. Member American Academy Nursing (president 1974), American Nurses Association, American Association Colleges Nursing, Western Interstat American Hosp Higher Education, American Psychosocial Nursing Association (board directors, secretary 1986-1990), American Hospital Association (alternate California delegate 1992, former trustee representative regional policy board, regional policy board), California Association Hospitals and Health Systems (Governor's Forum, nominating committee 1992. public affairs committee, vice chairman program committee 1992), Governance Forum (former chairman, CAHHS trustee, trustee 1993-1994), American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Distinguished Leadership and Meritorious Service award 1989, vice chairman programs 1991-1993, member public policy committee), Delta Sigma Rho, Alpha Sigma Nu, Sigma Theta Tau.
Born January 31, 1941