Born to Herbert Graham Chalk and Julia Rosemead Donaldson Chalk in Watertown, NY.
Earns a diploma in nursing from the House of Good Samaritan Hospital in Watertown, NY.
Works as a staff nurse in the operating room at House of Good Samaritan Hospital.
Earns the Dr. Walter Atkinson Star Medal Award.
Works as a head nurse within the neurosurgery operating room at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, VA.
Works as a clinical coordinator of the neurosurgery operating room at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Virginia.
Is involved within clinical and surgical core curriculum communications within the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Is the president-elect of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Serves as the publicity chairman for the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Serves as the vice president of the Tidewater Chapter of Virginia AURN through 1985.
Serves as the president of the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Retires as a surgical nurse from Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
Serves as a volunteer for Heart Hospital within Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and Parkinson Support Group.
Earns a Certificate of Merit from the Parkinson Disease Association, in Virginia.
Serves on the board of directors of the Tidewater Chapter of the Parkinson Disease Association in Virginia Beach, VA.
Is listed in Who’s Who of American Women through 2009.
Receives the Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award.
Receives the Distinguished Humanitarian Award from Marquis Who’s Who.