Bachelor, George Mason University, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, Medical College Virginia, 1982.
Resident psychiatry, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1982-1985; chief resident psychiatry, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1985-1986; psychiatrist, Insight Physicians, Professional Corporation, Richmond, 1986-1997; private practice, since 1997. Clinical instructor department psychiatry Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, 1984-1994, faculty department psychiatry, since 1987, assistant clinical professor, since 1994.
Vice chairman program council 1st Unitarian Church, 1992-1993, co-chairman mental health subcommittee, since 1995. Member victim treatment subcommittee Lieutenant Governor's Commission for Reduction of Sexual Assault Victimization in Commonwealth of Virginia, 1992-1993. Board directors Virginians for Mental Health Equity, 1994-2006.
Steering committee Coalition for Mentally Disabled Citizens of Virginia, since 1990. Fellow American Psychiatric Association. Member American Medical Association, Psychiatric Society Virginia (public education coordinator Richmond area 1990-1993, representative to Coalition for Mentally Disabled since 1990, legislation chairman 1994-1997, president elect 2000-2001, president 2001-2002), Medical Society Virginia, Virginia Psychoanalytic Society, Richmond Psychiatric Society (secretary 1994-1995, president-elect 1995-1996, president 1996-1997, councilor 1989-1990), Richmond Academy Medicine.
Married Thomas Clark Foster, August 31, 1968. Children: Rebecca Robbins Foster Brown, Peter Montague Foster.