Born to Maybelle Turner and Willie Clarence Turner in Mason City, IA.
Earns a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Iowa.
Conducts a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Iowa until 1983.
Obtains a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Drake University.
Travels with The Outreach Program to participate in 12 medical missions to Tanzania through 2019.
Is state vice president of the League of Women Voters Iowa Board until 2015.
Is president of the Des Moines Metropolitan League until 2015.
Is inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame.
Receives the Gertrude Rush Award from the National Bar Association.
Is co-president of the League of Women Voters Iowa Board.
Serves as vice president of International Programs and Medical Programs of The Outreach Program.
Is associate medical director of Planned Parenthood North Central States until 2022.
Serves on the national board of directors of the League of Women Voters through today.
Receives the Louise Noun Visionary Women of the Year Award from the Young Women’s Resource Center of Des Moines.
Is president of the League of Women Voters of the United States through today.