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Jennie Just-Lightfoot Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Just-Lightfoot has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the nursing industry

At the VA she was awarded "Nurse of the Year" and the "Heart and Hands" Award in two different years.

    KNOXVILLE, IA, November 09, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Jennie Just-Lightfoot with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Just-Lightfoot celebrates many years' 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.

A highly esteemed nurse with nearly 40 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Just-Lightfoot is currently retired, having most recently served as case manager and coordinator of the psychiatric teaching program at the Knoxville Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Iowa, a post she held from 1986 to 1997. She joined the Knoxville Veteran Affairs Medical Center as a staff nurse in acute psychiatry in 1975 and also worked as the center's federal women's program manager from 1992 to 1995. At the VA she was awarded "Nurse of the Year" and the "Heart and Hands" Award in two different years.

Ms. Just-Lightfoot earned a diploma from the Hamline University School of Nursing in St. Paul, MN, in 1957. She was certified as a psychiatric and mental health nurse. Ms. Just-Lightfoot began her career as a staff nurse at Mounds Park Hospital in 1958 before being named to the same position at Loretto Hospital, New Ulm, MN, in 1964. From 1973 to 1974, she served as a practical nursing instructor for the New Ulm School System.

A current 25 year chapter member of a philanthropic educational organization (MPEO), Ms. Just-Lightfoot has been a member of National Active and Retired Federal Employees, American Cancer Society, the local hospice, and Meals on Wheels. She served on the board of directors of the Iowa division of the American Cancer Society. In light of her exceptional undertakings, Ms. Just-Lightfoot was selected for inclusion in the third edition of Who's Who Among Human Services Professionals, the 54th edition of Who's Who in America and the 24th edition of Who's Who in the Midwest, as well as multiple editions of Who's Who in American Nursing.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Just-Lightfoot has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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