Bachelor of Science, University Richmond, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1977.
Postdoctoral fellow, Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, 1977-1979; postdoctoral fellow, Center for Cancer Research-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979-1984; assistant professor department radiation oncology, U. Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, 1985-1990; associate professor, U. Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, 1990-1991; director Center for Virology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, since 1991; associate professor pediatrics, microbiology and biochemistry, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, 1991-1995; professor pediatrics, associate professor microbiology and biochemistry, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, since 1995.
Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Pediatricians, American Society Virology, American Society Cell Biology, International Society Experimental Hematology.
Married Robert Keith Walty, June 24, 1989. Children: Helen, Joshua.