Bachelor of Science in Nursing cum laude, Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1975. Certified obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner, Emory University, 1979. Minnesota, certified nurse midwife, Emory University, 1985.
Charge nurse Watkins Memorial Hospital, Ellijay, Georgia, 1975-1977. Dalton (Georgia) Health Unit, 1977-1979. Obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner, 1980-1983, Planned Parenthood of Atlanta, 1983-1984.
Staff nurse Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, 1984. Obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner Gwinnett Health Unit, 1984-1985. CNM Drs. Gregory, Wages, Eidson and Kristle PC, Dalton, 1985-1989.
Director nurse-midwifery service Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Georgia, since 1989. Emergency medical technician instructor Pickens Vocational Technology School, Jasper, Georgia, 1977-1978. Preceptor for student nurse-midwives Emory University.
In-office instructor for Registered Nurse students Dalton College, for licensed practical nurse students Dalton Vo-Tech School.
Member executive board North Georgia Infant and Preschool Council, 1988-1989, Burnt Mountain Training Center for Mentally Handicapped, 1982-1983. CPR instructor American Heart Association, 1977-1978. Member American College Nurse-Midwives (secretary Georgia chapter since 1987), Nurses Association of the American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists (planning committee 1988 conference, co-chair 1989 and 1990 conferences, legislation liaison Georgia section 1990, certified obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner Radio Network Controller), American Nurses Association, Georgia Nurses Association.
Married John W. Wingate, September 7, 1978.