Diploma in Nursing, Mount Auburn Hospital School Nursing, 1959. Bachelor of Science, New England College, 1982. Master of Science, New England College, 1986.
Staff, charge nurse, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959-1960; staff nurse medical-surgical, Beverly (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1960-1973; IV therapist, Beverly (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1973-1976; health nurse, Board of Health, Georgetown, 1976-1977; director nursing, Baldpate Hospital, Georgetown, 1977-1979; psychiatric nurse clinician, North Essex Mental Health Centers, Haverhill, 1979-1982; director geriatric and consult, Department Mental Health, Amesbury, 1982-1990; director education, clinical specialist, Department Mental Health, Tewksbury, 1990-1994; psychiatric clinical nurse specialist, private practice, Newburyport, since 1992.
Member American Nurses Association, Massachusetts Nurse Association (co-chair psychiatric mental health council since 1982), Nurses United for Responsible Services, American Psychiatric Nurses Association (New England chapter since 1992).
Married Richard H. Anderson, June 15, 1958. Children: Linda M. Anderson Green, Mark R., Karen E. Anderson-Stevens.