Bachelor of Science, University Nevada, Reno, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nevada, Reno, 1986. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1983.
Lecturer, U. Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, 1986-1993; head department medical microbiology and parasitology, U. Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, 1993-1995; deputy dean, U. Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, since 1995. Consultant Malaysian Bio-Diagnostics Research, 1994.
Member American Society for Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, Infectious Disease & Chemotherapy.
Married Ahmad Zakaria, August 7, 1983.