Bachelor of Science, University Arizona, 1959. Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia Pacific University, 1987.
Microbiologist St. Mary's Hospital, Tucson, 1961-1963, chief microbiologist, 1963-1968. Chief microbiology section Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1968-1995. Executive director Valley Fever Center for Excellence, 1996-1999, consultant, since 1999.
Adjunct assistant professor medical technical University Arizona, since 1986. Chairman Tucson Inter-hospital Infections Control Committee, 1974-1977. Member clinical laboratory advisory board Arizona State Department Health Services, 1983-1994.
Member American Public Health Association, American Society Medical Technology (liaison officer for VA in Arizona), Arizona State Society Medical Technology (Certified of Merit 1975, 78, 79, 80, 83, 95, 90, Certified of Achievement 1980, Outstanding Contributions to Microbiology award 1981, 85, 87, 89, Member of Year 1981, state director 1976-1979, 80-81, 88-90, program chairman 1981, 89, convention, general chairman 1983, 85, president Tucson chapter 1980-1981), American Society Microbiology (certified specialist, chair microbiology science assembly 1986-1987, 88-89), Arizona Society Microbiology (program chairman Tucson branch 1979-1981), Association Practitioners in Infection Control, International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, American Society Clinical Pathologists (various committees), Smithsonian Institution, University Arizona Alumni Association, Coccidioidomycosis Study Group, Medical Mycological Society of America, Beta Beta Beta, Alpha Delta Pi.
Married Walter Carl Wieden, August 8, 1959. Children: Mark David, Jill Ann, Matthew Joe.