Bachelor, Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1960-1962; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970; Master in Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 1985; Degree in Nursing, Los Angeles Valley College, 1977.
Supervisor University Cambridge Colleges, England, 1966-1972. Lecturer English University of California at Los Angeles, 1981-1992. Consultant Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1983-1985, alcohol and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome issues, Los Angeles, since 1985.
Psychiatric nurse Las Encinas Hospital, Pasadena, California, 1991-1992, Kaiser Mental Health, since 1992. Researcher in medicine and literature, since 1981.
Board directors Studio City Park Players, Los Angeles, 1991. Member American Association of University Women, American Public Health Association, Modern Language Association, Society Literature and Medicine, Society Health and Human Values.
Married Daniel Jay Brodsley, February 3, 1962 (divorced 1981). 1 child, Ruth; married Roger Michael Clegg, February 20, 1981. 1 child, Jon.