B.S in Pre-Med/Chemistry (dual major), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 1959.
Research assistant in Bacteriology/Immunology, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Tufts University at Boston City Hospital; Graduate Departement of Biochemistry, Brandeis University. 1959-1965.
Teacher of General Science and Biology, Concord-Carlisle Regional High School, 1965-1966.
Writer, entreprenuer, full-time mom 1966-1976.
Certified Piano Tuner/Technician, Owner of Allegro Piano Service 1976-1980.
Publisher, National Drug List, 1980-1985.
A.S. Computer Science, 1983.
Manager of Provider Services, MultiGroup/Harvard Community Health Plan, 1983-1988.
Social Work Intern, Youth and Family Services, 1991-1992.
Social Work Intern, Emerson Hospital Hospice Program, 1992-1993.
Master of Social Work, Boston University Graduate School of Social Work, 1993.
Clinical Social Worker, Medical and Hospice Social Worker, Psychotherapist, at Emerson Hospital Hospice Program, Hospice of Cape Cod, Boston Franciscan Children’s Hospital/Wareham Area Counseling Service, and Private Practice on Cape Cod, Concord and Framingham, Massachusetts.
Author of magazine feature articles, technical papers, text book chapters, short stories, and the award winning book Someone to Talk To: Finding Peace, Purpose, and Joy After Tragedy and Loss; A Recipe for Healing from Trauma and Grief, published by Yankee Drummer Press, 2011.