Bachelor, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa, 1964. Master of Arts, Creighton University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1985.
English teacher, Guilford H.S., Rockford, Illinois, 1970-1975; English teacher, Wahlert H.S., Dubuque, Iowa., 1975-1980; teaching assistant, resident assistant College of Education, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1980-1985; medical educator College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1985-1992; medical educator, Quillen College Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnston City, since 1992.
Member American Association Medical Colleges.
Married Paul E. Kelley, July 13, 1968. Children: John, Claire.