Denomination: Roman Catholic
Pediatric staff nurse University Iowa, Iowa City, 1978-1980. Head nurse adult Intensive Care Unit St. Michael's Medical Center, Newark, 1981-1983. Clinical nurse II University California, San Francisco, 1983-1987.
Supervisor pediatrics/pediatric Intensive Care Unit, co-director pediatric asthma center Children's Hospital, 1987-1989. Clinical nurse III University of California at Los Angeles, 1989-1994. Legislation assistant Office of Congresswoman Constance Morella, Washington, 1994-1995.
Government/public policy administrator American Association Critical Care Nurses, Aliso Viejo, California, since 1995.