AboutInterests: Professional writing in the health sciences. Health communication. Health humanities: Faith, spirituality and health.
EducationVillanova University (BA in English, Honors Program, 1969)
Florida State University (MA in English and Writing, 1976)
Clemson University (PhD in Rhetorics, Communication and Information Design, 2012)
ProjectsLearning preferences in anatomical sciences education.
Nonfiction literature: War zone nursing writing during the U.S. Civil War.
Upcoming Talks and ConferencesMLA 2018. Panel discussion on literature and nursing practice.
MembershipsConference on College Composition and Communication/NCTE
Modern Language Association
National Association of Catholic Nurses
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts
Volunteer Work: Education and Communication
African Education Outreach. Board Member. Assistant Chair, Grant Writing Committee: South Carolina based nonprofit foundation to build and maintain a state-of-the-art K-12 school in southern Nigeria.