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Gladys T. Turner Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Turner has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the social work industry

Gladys T. Turner has been honored with the Ohio NASW Lifetime Achievement Award, the Outstanding Service Award from the Ohio Association of Social Workers, and the Mary Scott Legacy Award.

    DAYTON, OH, October 23, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Gladys T. Turner with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Turner celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 30 years of professional experience, Ms. Turner is a retired social worker of the Dayton VA Medical Center in Ohio since 1997, having been a social worker with the institution since 1982. Prior to obtaining this role, she was a coordinator of outpatient and consultant services and manager of quality assurance of the Day Mont West Community Mental Health Center from 1975 to 1982. Earlier in her career, Ms. Turner was the director of social work at the Children's Medical Center from 1966 to 1975, where she was previously a social worker from 1965 to 1966.

Ms. Turner began her career as a student at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1957. She subsequently studied at the Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University, where she earned a Master of Social Work in 1959. She is a licensed social worker in the state of Ohio and a licensed independent social worker. Ms. Turner has written several articles in professional journals, and she is the author of "The Autobiography of Tammy," "Papa Babe's Stamp Collection" and "Joseph Carter Corbin: Educator Extraordinaire and Founder of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff."

A respected leader in the field, Ms. Turner has been affiliated with numerous professional organizations in relation to her areas of expertise. She has been a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the American Hospital Association, the Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Delta Sigma Theta, the Read and Chat Literary Club, and the National Council of Negro Women. Ms. Turner has been a board member of Daybreak, Inc., and the West Dayton Neighbors for Education, and she was a member of the citizens advisory board of the Dayton Mental Health Center.

Throughout her career, Ms. Turner has been recognized for her contributions, including the Ohio NASW Lifetime Achievement Award, the Outstanding Service Award from the Ohio Association of Social Workers, and the Mary Scott Legacy Award, among others. She has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who Among Human Services Professionals, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the Midwest, and Who's Who of American Women.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Gladys T. Turner has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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