Bachelor in Chemistry, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1979; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University of Illinois, 1984.
Member technical staff, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell laboratories, Princeton, New Jersey, 1984-1986; adjunct assistant professor, Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, since 1986; assistant professor biophysics chemistry, Cornell Univercity Medical College, New York City, 1986-1991; assistant professor biophysics, chemistry, State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1991.
Budget advisor United Way, Princeton, 1985. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Biophysics Society.
Married Walter Peter Zurawsky, August 9, 1981. Children: Cassandra Louise, Alyssa Frances, Catherine Rose.