Bachelor of science in nursing, St. Louis University, 1977. MSN, St. Louis University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1985.
MSN, University Missouri, 1989. Master of Arts in Management, Webster University, 1992. Master of Arts in Counseling, Webster University, 1995.
Staff nurse, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, l979-80; staff nurse, St. Louis Children's Hospital, l980-85; assistant professor nursing, Maryville College, St. Louis, l980-85; associate professor, Missouri Baptist College, St. Louis, l985-87; associate professor, chair nursing department, Webster U., St. Louis, l987-.
Member American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, National Council on Family Relations, Sigma Theta Tau.
Married William B. Hooper, December 27, l957. Children: Angela Creager, William Henry.