Diploma, Wheeling Hospital School Nursing, 1958. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Texas, San Antonio, 1979. Master of Education, South Dakota State University, 1982.
Commissioned First lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1969; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Air Force chief nursing services, United States Air Force Clinic, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. chief nursing services, United States Air Force Hospital, Hellenikon Air Force Base, Greece chief nursing services, 42d Strategic Hospital, Loring Air Force Base, Maine. department chairman nursing, STTC Hospital, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas retired, STTC Hospital, 1993.
Former president NorCentex Girl Scouts Council. Member Texas Nurse Association, Air Force Association, Sigma Theta Tau.