Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Southern California, 1978; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Medical College Virginia, 1982.
Postdoctoral fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1983; postdoctoral fellow, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 1983-1986; instructor, Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1986-1987; assistant professor, University Texas Dental Branch, Houston, 1988-1995; associate professor, University Texas Dental Branch, Houston, since 1995. Member study section National Institutes of Health, since 1995.
Active Volunteers in Public Schools, Houston Indiana School District, since 1986. Member American Society Cell Biology, Association for Women in Science, Endocrine Society.