Bachelor of Science, William Paterson College, 1974;
Master of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 1980.
Supervisor medical-surgical unit, Paterson General Hospital, New Jersey;
office manager private physician, Wayne, New Jersey;
supervisor public health department, Englewood Hospital, New Jersey;
public health administrator, Visiting Nurse Association, Santa Monica, California, 1975-1977;
director community resource planning office, University of California Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1977-1979;
policy analyst, advisor office of policy and legislation, Health Care Financing Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, 1979-1980;
member, United States Senate Labor, and Human Resources Committee, Washington, 1980-1981;
legislation assistant, United States Senator Dan Quayle, Washington, 1981-1983;
special assistant, President Ronald Reagan, White House, 1983-1985;
Vice-president governmental affairs, International Associations for Finance Planning, Washington, 1985-1987;
president, Buckalew Associations, Washington, 1987-1989;
Vice-president government affairs, Golden Rule Insurance, 1987-1988;
Vice-president government affairs, National Association Life Insurance Companies, 1988-1989;
manager government affairs, Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc., 1989-1992;
director Washington government affairs, Zeneca Pharmaceuticals Group, since 1992. Consultant, lecturer in field.
Member Bush-Quayle campaign, 1988-1989, Reagan-Bush Transition Team, 1980-1981. Board directors Hospice Action of Los Angeles, Inc. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, since 1985.