Bachelor in Biology, Northeastern Illinois University, 1972. Master of Science in Biology, Northeastern Illinois University, 1984. Postgraduate, Northeastern Illinois University, since 1994.
Technical supervisor, St. Joseph's Hospital, Chicago, 1973-1978; laboratory leader, microbiologist, Cabrini Hospital, Chicago, 1979-1980; laboratory manager, Cabrini Hospital, Chicago, 1980-1984; medical technologist, Stroink Pathology Laboratory, Bloomington, Illinois, 1984-1985; microbiology supervisor, Damon Clinical laboratories, Berwyn, Illinois, 1985-1987; microbiology technologist, Damon Clinical laboratories, Berwyn, 1987-1990; microbiology supervisor, Columbus-Cabrini Medical Center, Chicago, 1990-1992; laboratory administrative director, Columbus-Cabrini Medical Center, Chicago, 1992-1993; microbiology supervisor, National Health laboratories, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1993-1994; microbiologist, Metpath/Corning laboratories, Wooddale, Illinois, since 1994. Science tutor Taft High School, Chicago, since 1995.
Member social ministry committee, Lutheran Memorial Church, Chicago. Member American Society Microbiology, American Society Clinical Pathologists, South Central Association Clinical Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Management Association, National Certified Agency, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Associate of Science Teachers.
Married Peter Anthony Lombardo, August 17, 1979. 1 child, Gina Ellen.