Diploma, Orange Memorial Hospital, Orlando, Florida, 1963; Bachelor of Science in Health Arts, College St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, 1988.
Director health center, American Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan, 1975-1977; hemodialysis practitioner, Melbourne Kidney Center, 1977-1981; nurse manager, Humana Hospital, Sebastian, Florida, 1981-1986; nursing liaison, Sea Pines Rehabilitation Hospital, Melbourne, 1986-1988; master rehabilitation consultant, Employee Rehabilitation Superior vena cava syndrome, Orlando, 1988-1992; master rehabilitation consultant, Holmes Regional Medical Center, since 1990; independent legal nurse consultant, since 1990. Adjunct Professor Khartoum U., 1975-1977.
Member American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Association Rehabilitation Nurses, Space Coast Critical Care Nurse Association, Space Coast Rehabilitation Nurses Association, Fla.Assn. Rehabilitation Nurses, Space Coast Rehabilitation Nurses (chairman special activities committee state convention 1992), American Association Legal Nurse Cons. (charter, secretary Greater Tampa Bay, Florida chapter 1992, president elect 1992, president 1993, editor bimonthly newspaper), Beta Sigma Phi (Florida Woman of Year 1983), Order Eastern Star.
Married Donald H. Cole, August 13, 1962. Children: Christopher Stanley, Eileen Suzanne.