Professor Mallory is a graduate of Texas Christian University (BS, Nursing, 1973). She has worked as medical surgical staff nurse and emergency room nurse in West Lafayette, Indiana and for a U.S. Army hospital in Heidelberg Germany.
She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing (Indiana University, 1978) and subsequently taught at Indiana State University (1978-1983). Mallory earned a PhD (Nursing, 1986) from Texas Woman’s University.
She served as Director of Obstetric, Gynecologic, Pediatric, and Neonatal units, as well as the Director of Nursing Research at Union Hospital in Terre Haute and also as staff nurse in labor and delivery.
Since 1992 Dr. Mallory has been a faculty member of Indiana State University. Mallory also has worked as a nurse practitioner on a part or full time basis as her schedule has allowed. She is a retired Commander in the U. S. Navy Nurse Corps (Reserve status). She is a women’s health nurse practitioner and a family nurse practitioner.