Bachelor, National Louis University, 1987. Associate Degree in Nursing, Triton College, 1984. Master of Science, National Louis University, 1996.
Medical secretary, Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, 1971-1976; coordinator, research and education, MacNeal Memorial Hospital, Berwyn, Illinois, 1976-1978; medical staff coordinator, West Suburban Hospital, Oak Park, Illinois, 1978-1986; director, medical staff affairs, Norwegian-American Hospital, Chicago, 1986-1989; director, medical staff affairs and quality management, LaGrange (Illinois) Memorial Hospital, 1989-1995; director, medical affairs advocate, Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois, since 1995; director advocate credentials verification office, Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois, since 1997. Clinical faculty Joint Commision on the Accreditation Healthcare Organisation, Oakbrook, Illinois, since 1992. Surveyor, National Committee on Quality Assurance, since 1996.
President Illinois Association Medical Staff Superior vena cava syndrome, 1989-1991, treasurer 1987-1988. Member National Association Medical Staff Superior vena cava syndrome (teaching faculty since 1991, chairman education county since 1995), National Association Healthcare Quality, American Society Healthcare RiskMgmt., Frederick Law Olmstead Society.
Married Robert Anthony Dengler, October 26, 1985.