Bachelor of Science, Lakehead University, 1984. Master of Arts in Health Planning, Leeds (United Kingdom) University, 1989. Master in Public Health in Epidemiology, Emory University, 1995.
Postgraduate, Loma Linda University, since 1997.
Senior medical technologist Central Medical Laboratory, Georgetown, 1984-1985. Lecturer University Guyana, 1985-1988, 90-93, University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica, 1989-1990. Research and teaching assistant Women's and Children's Center European Union, Atlanta, 1994-1995.
Research assistant Loma Linda University, 1996-1997. Temporary adviser Pan American Health Organization, Georgetown, 1986, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1987. Scientific advisory committee Caribbean Epidemiology Center, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, 1991-1993.
Project coordinator University Guyana, Georgetown, 1990-1993.
Fellow Royal Society of Health. Member American Public Health Association, National Council for International Health.
Married Harold Alexander Drayton, May 24, 1997.