Born in Warsaw, Poland to Orray Junior and Janet Taft.
Studies at Brown University.
Receives a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Johns Hopkins University.
Becomes a staff nurse and assistant head nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
Becomes a staff nurse at Palo Alto Stanford Hospital (now Stanford Health Care).
Becomes a public health nurse for the Department of Health and Welfare of San Mateo County in California.
Receives a Master of Science in nursing from the University of California San Francisco.
Serves in various positions at Stanford University Hospital.
Becomes a clinical lecturer at Stanford University.
Appointed director of the Discharge Planning Program at Stanford University Hospital.
Becomes discharge planning coordinator at Stanford University Hospital.
Co-authors “Counselor Desk Reference” and “Senior Health Insurance Manual.”
Receives a Master of Arts in counseling from Santa Clara University in California.
Co-authors “Discharge Planning Guide for Nurses.”
Becomes a relief case manager.
Retires from her career.