My wife, Barbara, died in December 2012.  This was the last version of her resume.

Objective: To make creative contributions to an effective business team with clear and important goals.





Samizdat Express, West Roxbury, MA

April 2010-present

Co-Publisher (with husband) of small Internet publishing company; Editor


Management Sciences for Health, Cambridge, MA

October 2006-April 2010

Senior Administrative Assistant to VP of Business and Resource Development (3/2008-present)

Senior Administrative Assistant to Director of Business and Resource Development (10/2006-3/2008)

The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
November 2000 – October 2006 Executive Assistant to Director (an expert on doctor-patient relationships, outcomes of care, and Medicare quality), and to a Senior Research Scientist (an expert on productivity loss in the workplace)

Abbott Industries, Bedford, MA
September - November 2000 Contract, Executive Assistant to Vice President, Marketing

Dexter Shoe Company, West Newton, MA
June 1999-Sept. 2000 Executive Assistant to Vice President, Marketing

Health Dialog, Inc., Boston, MA
 Sept. 1998-April 1999 Administrative Assistant for healthcare management firm New Directions, Boston, MA
 Oct. 1997-Sept. 1998 Administrative Assistant for executive outplacement firm Elcom Systems, Westwood, MA

Sept. 1996-May 1997 Marketing Specialist for electronic commerce software company

Interactive Group, Inc. (formerly Intrepid Software), Burlington, MA

June 1995-Sept. 1996 Assistant to Director of Marketing and to Product Development Director

Nov. 1994-June 1995 Marketing and Sales Assistant Aug.-Nov. 1994 Administrative Assistant, Sales Department

Stannah Stairlifts, Inc., Hopkinton

Aug. 1992-March 1994 Secretary

Osco Drug Company, Blockbuster Video, Nordic Group


Taught in nursery school for 5 years and kindergarten for two years


Prescription Parents, Inc. (a parent support group for parents of children with cleft lip/palate)

Member (1981-present), Vice President (2005-present), President (1995-2005, 1985-87), Secretary (1984-85), Newsletter Editor (1982-84, 1987-89), Corresponding Secretary (1989-1995)

Office for Children, Southern District Council, Former Member of Board of Directors

Notary Public, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1998-2012

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