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Leslie Joanne Brusletten Marshall, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Iowa, Hawaii. Recipient Excellence in Teaching award Burlington Northern Foundation, 1985.


Marshall, Leslie Joanne Brusletten was born on September 1, 1943 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Orville Leonard Brusletten and Miriam Barry (Butler) Ramey.


Bachelor in Psychology, Grinnell, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology and Physiology, University Washington, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mount Mercy College, 1990.


Elementary teacher, Namoluk (Micronesia) School, 1969-1971;postdoctoral fellow department internal medicine, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1973;assistant in instruction department biology, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1974-1975;associate, Department Physiology U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1976-1978;assistant professor, College Nursing U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1978-1985;associate professor, College Nursing U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1985;nursing pool staff, U. Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, 1988-1992. Visiting associate professor school nursing U. Hawaii, Honolulu, 1992-1993. Tutor, research officer U. Papua New Guinea, 1981.

Consultant on infant feeding U. Iowa, 1982-1985, Ross laboratories, Columbus, Ohio, 1979, 82.


Speaker for churches and community groups, Iowa City. Fellow American Anthropol. Association, Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (executive board 1989-1992, board chair 1991-1992), Woodrow Wilson Foundation (honorary).

Member Council on Nursing and Anthropology (nominating committee), Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: herb gardening, travel, walking, photography.


Married Keith Macdonald Marshall (divorced December 1988), 1 child, Kelsey Andrew.