Staff nurse surgery, charge nurse labor and delivery Humana Huntsville, Alabama, 1973-1979. Office nurse, physician assistant to private practice surgeon Paris, 1982-1983. Staff nurse operating room Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1983.
Staff nurse, teamleader ophthalmology surgery E. Tennessee Baptist Hospital, Knoxville, since 1983, schedule supervisor, clinical supervisor dental, general and neuro surgery, since 1983.
Major United States Army Nurse Corps, 1979-1988. Member American Nurses Association, Tennessee Nurses Association, Association Operating Room Nurses (legislation chairman 1990-1995, member nominating committee 1991-1992, board directors Eastern Tennessee chapter 1992-1994), Alpha Sigma Tau (founding member University Alabama-Birmingham chapter).