Diploma in nursing, DeGoesbriand Hospital, Burlington, Vermont, 1952. Bachelor of science in nursing, St. John's University, Queens, New York, 1961. Master of Science in Nursing, St. John's University, Queens, New York, 1964.
Professor College of Staten Island, City University of New York, 1964-1992, adjunct professor, since 1992.
Member Sigma Theta Tau. F C.
Married William A. Olsen, May 27, 1961. Children: Michelle, Keith.