B.App.SC. (Enviromental Biology), Institute of Technology, Sydney.Awarded 1982.
Certificate of General Nursing, The Sutherland Hospital, Sydney. Awarded 1985.
B.App.SC. (Medical Microbiology), University of Technology., Sydney. Awarded 1990.
M.Sc. (Tropical Medicine), Mahidol University, Bangkok. Awarded 1997.
Ph.D. (Population Health). University of Queensland. Awarded 2005.
Adv. Ambulance Care. St. John Ambulance, Western Australia. Awarded 2009.
Grad.Dip.Sc. (Astronomy), Swinburne University, Melbourne. Awarded 2012.

Trainee Scientific Officer (Pathology),  The Sutherland Hospital, Sydney, 1980-1981.
Student Nurse, The Sutherland Hospital, Sydney, 1982-1985.
Laboratory Technician, Tansen Mission Hospital,T ansen, Nepal, 1986.
General Nurse, Accident & Emergency, St. Georges Hospital, Sydney, 1987.
Technical Officer, Immunopathology, Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney, 1987-1988.
Clinical Trials Coordinator & Scientific Officer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrom Research Programme, Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney, 1988-1991.
Laboratory Supervisor, Medicins Sans Frontieres, Site B Cambodian Refugee Camp, Surin, Thailand, 1992-1993.
Laboratory Supervisor, Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, 1993-2003.
Research Officer, Malaria, Infectious Disease Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia, 2004-2006.
Space Weather Scientist & Australian Manager, Learmonth Solar Observatory, Learmonth, Western Australia, 2006-2013.
Retired (permanent disability), 2013.