Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, New York, 1973; Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Psychology, State University of New York, Albany, 1987; postgraduate in business administration, California Coast U., 1987.
Scrub nurse, 1st assistant, Doctor Metin Koluksuz, Schenectady, New York, 1974-1977;
staff nurse, relief head nurse, St. Clare's Hospital, Schenectady, 1973-1977;
director review programs, Professional Standards Review Organisation, Inc., Albany, 1977-1979;
quality assurance coordinator, Martha's Vineyard Hospital, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, 1979-1980;
senior nurse, St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, 1980-1984;
nurse manager, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 1982-1984;
director nursing and patient services, Samaritan Hospital, Troy, 1984-1988;
program coordinator, adjunct faculty, Cornell Univercity, Albany, 1985-1987;
director nursing consultative services, Hospital Association New York State, Albany, 1988-1990;
president, Rathjé Management Cons. Group, since 1990;
consultant in health care management.
Member American Organisation Nurse Executives, American Management Association, Business and Professional Women'sAssn., Northeastern New York Nursing Services Administrator's Association, National League for Nursing.
1 child, Sheri Christine.