Diploma, Baroness Erlanger, 1952; Bachelor of science in nursing, Texas Christian U., 1969; MSN, Texas Woman's U., 1971; Doctor of Education, Nova U., 1980.
Professor, Texas Christian U., Fort Worth assistant professor, Dallas Baptist U. associate professor, Northwestern State University, Shreveport, Louisiana.
Member ANA (certified), Texas Nurses Association, Advanced Package Tool, National Council on Aging, Inc., AARP, Louisiana Nurse Practitioner Association, Louisiana Nurses Association.
Married Michael Thompson, June 5, 1953. Children: Pat, Mike, Bill.