Bachelor, Drew University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University America, 1992.
Vice president Malaria Foundation International, New York City, since 1992, director communications, since 1998. Research associate Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1992-1998. Visiting scientist Institut Pasteur, France, 1991.
Pre-doctoral fellow National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, 1987—1991.
Trustee Malaria Foundation, New York City, since 1994. Board directors, secretary Stonington (Connecticut) Free Library., since 2003. Member planning and zoning commission Borough Stonington, since 2006.
Chairman Outreach Foundation, Christ Church, Greenwich, 2001, 2002. Board directors Greenwich World Hunger Association, 2001, 2002. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (associate), American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association for Cancer Research, Stonington Harbor Yacht Club (board governors).
Married David Holland Burchenal, June 24, 1984.