Bachelor of Science in Journalism summa cum laude, University Maryland, 1972.
President, executive director, Breast Cancer Advisory Center, Kensington, Maryland., 1975-1990. Guest numerous local and national radio and television programs. Consultant, participant television documentaries on breast cancer.
Lecturer, speaker United States, Canada, Europe, Great Britain, People's Republic of China.
Member National Cancer Advisory Board, 1980-1986. Member task force on breast cancer control American Cancer Society, 1989. Member Montgomery County (Maryland.) Commission onHealth, 1989-1990.
Member American Medical Writers' Association (first award for disting medical writing 1980, award for excellence in biomedical writing 1985), American Society Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi, Kappa Tau Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Harvey D. Kushner, January 14, 1951. Children: Gantt A., Todd R., Lesley K.