Bachelor of science in nursing, University Iowa, 1964. Doctor of Nursing Science, Indiana University, 1983.
Surgical nurse, Ohio State University Student Health, Columbus, 1964-1968;
research assistant, Indiana U., Indianapolis, 1979-1980;
physiology laboratory instructor, Indiana U., Indianapolis, 1977-1980;
anatomy lab instructor, Indiana U., Indianapolis, 1977-1979;
teaching assistant, Indiana U., Indianapolis, 1980-1981;
lecturer, Indiana U., Indianapolis, 1981-1985;
assistant professor, Indiana U., Indianapolis, since 1985. Consultant Community Hospital, St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, 1988-1990. Convener pain research section MNRS, midwest, 1984-1990.
Board directors Community Med.Rsch. Institute, Indianapolis.
Board directors Indiana Lung Association, Indianapolis, 1990. Research committee chairman Indiana Cancer Pain Initiative, 1990. Member Indiana State Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Pain Society, Midwest Pain Society, Oncology Nursing Society, Sigma Theta Tau (vice president Alpha chapter 1985-1989, president 1990-1992, teaching excellence award 1987, research excellence award 1990), Sigma Xi, Pi Lambda Theta, Indiana University School of Nursing Alumni Association (board directors 1987-1992).
Married Robert William Keck, August 30, 1964. Children: Robert Allen, Julie Kathryn.