Bachelor of Science, Upsala College, 1962. Master of Science, Seton Hall University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Seton Hall University, 1966.
Instructor, Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey, 1967; postdoctorate research associate, Columbia University College Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, 1967-1969; research associate Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, 1969-1972; assistant professor, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, 1972-1979; associate professor, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, 1979-1992; professor, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, since 1992.
Advisory board Dauphin County (Pennsylvania) Parks and Recreation, since 1986, vice chairman, 1986-1995. Chairman Dauphin County Open Space Study Group, 1990. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Neurochemistry (county 1995-1999), American Chemical Society, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Married David Michael Schengrund, September 2, 1961. Children: Kevin Michael, Karin-Annual.