She has worked in the field of public health for more than three decades as a faculty, researcher and administrator. After initiating the position of Coordinator of Educational Resources for the Department of Education at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she joined the faculty of Hunter College where she taught undergraduate and graduate students and served as the Acting Senior Associate Dean of the Schools of the Health Professions and the School of Public Health as well as the Acting Associate Provost. In the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, she was a founding member of the Women’s AIDS Project at the Gay Men’s Health Crisis and also co- founded the Women and AIDS Resource Network (WARN) one of the first community-based organizations focused on women. She has held leadership positions for the American Public Health Association (Secretary, Public Health Education Section), Public Health Association of New York City (Board Member) and the Society for Public Health Education-Greater New York Chapter (President). Publications include the co-authored Evaluating HIV Prevention Interventions and articles in the areas of chronic illness management, HIV/AIDS programs and evaluation and reproductive health initiatives.
DPH in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University, New York, NY
MPH from Columbia University, New York, NY
A.M.L.S. from University of Michigan, Graduate School of Library Science
BA in English from Emerson College, Boston, MA
Chronic illness management, HIV/AIDS programs and evaluation and reproductive health initiatives