Bachelor in Psychology, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1976. Master of Social Work, Adelphi University, 1979.
Counselor Adelphi Social Work Clinic, Legal Aid Society Nassau County, Garden City, New York, 1978, West Oakland Community Mental Health Center, 1979. Social worker oncology unit and OICU Harper Hospital, Wayne State University School Medicine, Detroit, 1979-1982. Senior medical social worker Henry Ford Hospital, Sinai Hospital, 1983-1984, Providence Hospital, Southfield, 1982-1984.
Medical social worker St. Mary Hospital, Livonia, 1984-1995. Resident service coordinator Jewish Federation Apartments, Oak Park, 1995-1997. Senior medical social worker Henry Ford Hospital, Hemophilia Treatment Center, Outpatient Hematology Oncology, Detroit, since 1997.
Program vice chair Medical Social Week Council, 1982-1984, chair, 1984-1986. Social work consultant specializing in medical and health care. Social work consultant for transitional care unit Straith Hospital, Southfield, Michigan.
Member National Association Social Workers, Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (Michigan chapter treasurer since 2001).
Married Lloyd Paul Silberman, June 12, 1977. Children: Mindy Rachel, David Justin.