Party affiliation: Republican
Staff nurse University Mississippi Medical Center, 1983. Nurse corps officer United States Navy, 1984, advanced through grades to lieutenant, 1987. Staff nurse United States Naval Hospital, Groton, Connecticut, 1984-1987.
Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit Naval Hospital, Bethesda, 1987-1989. Resigned, 1989; travel nurse, 1989-1992. Staff nurse surgical Intensive Care Unit, Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, New Orleans, 1992-1993.
Staff nurse post anesthesia care unit Touro Infirmary, 1993-1994. Staff nurse Cardiac Care Unit, Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1994-1996. Flex pool nure one day surgery Touro Infirmary, 1997-1999.
Pre-op nurse Sugarland Medical Center, since 2000.