Bachelor in Microbiology, University New Hampshire, 1977. Master of Science in Environmental Health, University Minnesota, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Health, University Minnesota, 1987.
Teaching and research assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1978-1987; specimen receiving technologist II, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, Minneapolis, 1981-1987; chemist, Twin Cities Research Center, bureau of Mines, Minneapolis, 1984; postdoctoral research scientist, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1987-1988; research assistant professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, since 1988. Summer research faculty United States Army Natick (Massachusetts) Research, Development and Engineering Center, 1991.
Counselor, activity specialist New England Camp Cherith, Alfred, Maine, 1976-1980, 88. Swim instructor Young Men’s Christian Association, 1973-1977, 82-86. Member American Public Health Association (control of microbial contamination committee), American Society for Microbiology, American Biological Safety Association, Sigma Xi, Delta Omega, Alpha Epsilon Delta.