Professor Graham came to IPFW in 1980. She received degrees from Dubuque School of Practical Nursing (LPN, 1968), Purdue University (A.A.S., 1976; B.S., 1979), and Indiana University (M.S.N., 1986). She was involved in the creation of the IPFW Lafayette Street Family Health Clinic and a founding member of Matthew 25 Health & Dental Clinic and the AIDS Task Force of Northeast Indiana. She was actively involved in the annual Healthy Cities Health Fair, a primary service learning project for IPFW students. At the time of her death on January 29, 2008, she was Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing.