M.S. PA Studies Finch University of Health Sciences/ Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL; June, 2001.
B.S. The Health Associate Program Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; May, 1978.
B.A. Communication, highest honors, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; May, 1973.
Certified Childbirth Educator, Informed Birth and Parenting, Ann Arbor, MI; October, 1990.
Physician Assistant, inpatient medical and psychiatric admissions, St. Elizabeths Hospital, Chicago, IL; 2000 the present.
Physician Assistant, primary care and childbirth services at home, Womens Health Ltd. and Chicago Community Midwives, 1988-1994.
Chief Physician Assistant, prison health for men and women, Cermak Health Services,
Cook County Jail, 1981-1986.
Physician Assistant, family practice, South Lawndale Community Health Center, on rotation concurrent with prison health service.
Assistant Professor, PA Program, Rosalind Franklin University, 1999 to present.
Major course: HPAS 515 The Psychosocial Aspects of Patient Care
Curriculum Coordinator, PA Program, Malcolm X College/Cook County Hospital, 1998-1999
· Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants, 1979 to present.
· Fellow, Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants, 1982 to present.
· Fellow, American Academy of Psychiatric Physician Assistants, 2000 to present.
· Member, American Academy of Physician Assistant Programs, 1999 to present.
Mother of six fine sons.
Frank Lloyd Wright homeowner and foundation member, Oak Park, IL
Minister of Care, St. Edmund Church, West Suburban Hospital