Bachelor of science in nursing, University Tennessee, 1970. MSN, University Tennessee, 1985.
Pediatric nurse practitioner St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, 1970—1980. Director quality of life services, director community affairs Memphis Cancer Center, 1987—1995. Oncology nurse practitioner Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, 1996—2000.
Director special programs private oncology practice, since 2000.
Member Leadership Memphis. Member American Nurses Association, Tennessee Nurses Association, University Tennessee College Nursing Alumni Association (president 1977-1978), University Tennessee National Alumni Association (board directors 1979-1980), International Society Nurses in Cancer Care, Oncology Nursing Society, Association Pediatric Oncology Nurses (charter member, president 1979-1980), Association Care of Children in Hospitals, Sigma Theta Tau, Upsilon Tau.
1 child, Sema.