Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977; Master in Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981.
Staff nurse Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Van Nuys, California, 1977—1980. Assistant administrator California Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1981—1984. Freelance writer Oak Park, 1984—1996.
Executive director Nurseweek, 1995—1996, editor-in-chief, 1996—1999. Managing editor WebMD Corporation, Atlanta, 1999—2000. Senior manager foundation and community affairs Amgen, 2000—2002, associate director corporation communications, 2002—2003.
Principal Pontifex Marketing and Communications, since 2003. Consultant St. John's Hospital and Health Center, Santa Monica, California, 1986-1990, Los Robles Regional Medical Center, Thousand Oaks, California, 1993-1995, The Annenberg Foundation, since 2003, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, Calabassas, since 2005, University California Santa Barbara, since 2004. Lecturer University of California at Los Angeles School Nursing, 1991-1998, assistant clinical professor, since 1998.
Member City of Thousand Oaks Mayor's Business Roundtable, 2001—2002, Bishop's committee Church of the Epiphany, Oak Park, California, 2002—2003, board director New West Symphony, 2001—2006, Ventura County Economic Development Association, Conejo/Las Virgenes Futures Foundation, 2001—2002, Senior Concerns, 2001—2002, Boys and Girls Clubs Conejo's Las Virgenes, 2002—2005, Member National Association Science Writers, American Organization Nurse Executives, Association California Nurse Leaders (board director 1999-2001, Leadership award 1999), Westlake/Thousand Oaks C. of Chamber (board director 2001-2002), Sigma Theta Tau (Certified of Appreciation 1994, International Media award 1995).
Married Tom Gray. Children: Jonathan Gray and Katherine Gray.