Margaret Ann Hunt was recognized in 2008 as the longest working employee for the Rapid City Regional Hospital Health System, having served for 40 years.
STURGIS, SD, September 11, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Margaret Ann Hunt with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Hunt 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.
Now retired after more than four and a half inimitable decades in the field of health care, Ms. Hunt worked throughout South Dakota in a variety of capacities. During much of the 1960s and 1970s, she operated in a clinical nursing setting at the Massa Berry Regional Medical Clinic in Sturgis as a nurse and bench medical technologist. Ms. Hunt was promoted to serve as the clinic's laboratory supervisor, a role she maintained from 1975 and until retirement in 2012.
Throughout the length of her career, Ms. Hunt had the pleasure of working alongside some of the best in the field and felt honored to be a part of such a respected health care community. While active at the clinic, she also had the opportunity to collaborate with, and offer suggestions to, many of the physicians she worked for, with respect to laboratory procedures. Ms. Hunt's love for caring for patients, combined with her affinity for biology and the sciences, led to an abidingly satisfying career in the field.
In retirement, Ms. Hunt remains involved in her community as a member of the Meade County Republican Women, the Sturgis Hospital Auxiliary and the Women's Sorority. She has also been an officer of the Saint Frances of Assisi Church in Sturgis since 1960 and was a member of the Sturgis Jaycees between 1963 and 1973. Ms. Hunt prepared for her career by receiving a Bachelor of Science by attending St. Claude State University in Minnesota, Medical Technology College in Minneapolis, Minnesota and continuing education seminars at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD. Eminently qualified in her field, she is a certified medical technologist through the American Medical Technologists and is a certified clinical laboratory scientist-medical technologist (CLS-MT).
To support her active medical career, Ms. Hunt has been aligned with several pertinent organizations. She is a former science consultant chairperson of the South Dakota Society of Medical Technologists, and has maintained her membership with the American Medical Technologists and the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. Likewise, Ms. Hunt remains active with the honorable society of Beta Sigma Phi.
In recognition of her years of service and dedication to the medical community, Ms. Hunt was the recipient of a 50-Year Pin from the American Medical Technologists. She was also recognized in 2008 as the longest working employee for the Rapid City Regional Hospital Health System, having served for 40 years. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Hunt has been cited in the first edition of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare.
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