M.P.H. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983
B.S.N. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982
Diploma, Rex Hospital School of Nursing, Raleigh, NC, 1971
- Professional Speaker: 1986 – present
Humorist/Motivational Speaker and Trainer for various industries and associations throughout the nation.
Topics include life balance, wellness, stress management, communication, goal planning, and customer service.
- Clinical Weight Reduction: 1988 – 1995
Owner and developer of a medically monitored clinical weight reduction corporation.
Practice included physicians, nurses, and paramedical personnel.
- Director, Wellness Center: 1984 – 1988
Responsible for the development of a hospital-based wellness program. Duties included: Program development and day to day operations.
Budget preparations and financial management
Coordination of multi-disciplinary instructional teams
- Nursing Education Instructor: 1976 – 1981
Lecturer and clinical supervisor for psychiatric nursing students and multi-disciplinary staff of 1500. Prepared and delivered lectures on various human relationship topics.
- Clinical nursing: 1971 – 1976
Hospital nursing in various specialty areas. Positions held included staff nurse, head nurse, and nursing supervisor.
National Speakers Association
Sigma Theta Tau (National Nursing Scholastic Honor Society)