Dr. Turner’s career in healthcare has included service as the Regional Medical Director for Optum Health and as a Medical Director for Shalom Cares, Shalom Hospice/Palliative Care and Shalom Home Health Services. She previously held a variety of staff physician appointments in family practice and urgent care in Colorado and California. She is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, as well as Family Practice.
Dr. Turner is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Medical Directors Association and Colorado Medical Directors Association. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in biology from Fisk University and her medical degree from Meharry Medical College, both in Nashville. After medical school, Dr. Turner served as a General Medical Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves.