I have worked as a psychiatric nurse for the past 30 years in acute as well as home health settings with children, adolescents, adult and geriatric patients.


  • 1993: Served as Dr. Savina Schoenofer's Research Assistant in the study of Nursing Research Focus Area Needs in the 1990's
  • 1993-1995: Taught as an adjunct faculty member in the Nursing program at Broward Community College
  • 2015 to present: Florida Atlantic University - Clinical Instructor


  • Served on the South Florida Psychiatric Nursing Board including past president 1987-1993
  • Participated in the development of the Christine E. Lynn's College of Nursing Alumnae Society-past co-chairperson
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau-IOTA chapter


  • BSN at Fairfield University-Fairfield, Connecticut - 1977
  • MSN at Florida Atlantic University - 1996