Associate of Arts in Nursing, U. Charleston, 1976; Bachelor in Liberal Arts, West Virginia University, 1983; MSN in Nursing Administration, U. Florida, 1991.
Critical care and hemodialysis nurse, Charleston Area Medical Center recovery room nurse, Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia critical care recovery nurse, Florida Hospital, Orlando nursing supervisor cardiology-critical care, performance improvement, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida.
Member AACN (president north central Florida chapter 1989-1990, treasurer 1991-1993), Sigma Theta Tau. F C.
Married Alan Richard Landa, January 30, 1981. Children: Alex, Tessa, Tara.