Diploma, Orange Memorial School Nursing, 1966; Bachelor of science in nursing cum laude, Boise State University, 1994.
Staff nurse, Tampa (Florida) General Hospital, 1966-1972; private scrub nurse, Blank, Pupello, Bessone, Doctor of Medicine Tampa, 1972-1982; staff nurse, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise, 1982-1984; assistant head nurse, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise, 1984-1986; director cardiovascular surgery, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise, since 1986. Board of directors Heart Institute St. Luke's Regional Medical Center. Member nursing advisory board St. Jued Medical Center, since 1998.
Member NAFE, Association Oper. Rm. Nurses (CNOR national certified board, educational lecturer national meeting 1988, board directors Treasure Valley chapter 1990, 94, president-elect 1997, president 1998), Sigma Theta Tau (Mu Gamma chapter).