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Deborah Ann Turner

Occupation: President
Born: Mason City, Iowa

Education:
JD, Drake University (2007)
Residency in OB-Gynecology, University of Iowa (1981-1983)
MD, University of Iowa (1978)
Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Institute, Houston TX
BS in Distributed Studies: Zoology, Chemistry and Psychology, Iowa State University

Certifications:
Board Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Career:
President, League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) (2020-2022)
Associate Medical Director, Planned Parenthood North Central States (2016-Present)
National Board of Directors, League of Women Voters (LWV) (2016-Present)
President, League of Women Voters Iowa Board (2015-Unknown)
President, Des Moines Metropolitan League (2011-2015)
State Vice President, League of Women Voters Iowa Board (2011-2015)
With, University of Nebraska
With, University of Iowa
With, Medical College of Wisconsin
With, Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA
With, Mercy Cancer Center in Mason City, IA
With, Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines

Career Related:
Chair, Board of Trustees, League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF); Member, Finance Committee, League of Women Voters; Member, Governance Committee, League of Women Voters; Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee, League of Women Voters; Member, National Board of Directors, League of Women Voters (LWV)

Civic: 
Traveled with a nonprofit group called Outreach to participate in twelve medical missions to Tanzania (2010-2019); Vice President, International Programs and Medical Programs of The Outreach Program; With, Singida’s Medical Center; Volunteer, Children’s Feeding Centers for Outreach; Member, Rotary International

Awards: 
Recipient, Louise Noun Visionary Women of the Year Award, Young Women’s Resource Center Des Moines (2018); Recipient, Gertrude Rush Award, National Bar Association (2015); Inductee, Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame (2013); Recipient, Certificate for Compassionate Care, Schwartz Center

Family:
Daughter of Maybelle Turner and Willie Clarence Turner
Mother of Daniyel Golden Turner and Danielle AnnMarie Hill

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