Diploma in nursing, Temple University Hospital, 1959; AS, College of Ganado, 1975; Master of Science in Cmty. Health, College of Ganado D of Medical Administration (honorary), College of Ganado Bachelor, Stephens College, 1977; Master of Education, U. Arizona, 1980; LD (honorary), University Iceland.
Nursing administrator Project Health Opportunities for People Everywhere, International Office & Hospital Ship, Washington, 1970-1972; associate administrator, Navajo Nation Health Foundation, Ganado, Arizona, 1972-1979; clinical instructor psychiatric nursing, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, 1986; nurse/therapist, Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital, Albuquerque, 1986-1993; emergency services clinician for mental health services, Presbyterian Healthcare Sys., 1994-1995; emergency services clinician for mental health services, Heights Psychiatric Hospital, 1994-1995; charter, Heights Behavioral Health Sys., Albuquerque, since 1995; regional clinical coordinator, Mental Health Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., 1995-1997; psychiatric consultant-liaison nurse, U. New Mexico Health Sciences Center, since 1996.
Member ANA (certified in psychiatric and mental health nursing), American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Academy Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Inc.