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Natalie Kaplin Shemonsky

Natalie Kaplin Shemonsky, American Physician, lawyer ( hlth: medical.law: pract. & administration)HealthPersonal injury (including property damage)physician, lawyer, army officer. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Legal Medicine; member American Society Law and Medicine, Pittsburgh Society Legal Medicine, Health Lawyers American, Trial Lawyers Association American.


  • Shemonsky, Natalie Kaplin was born on June 5, 1934 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Harry C. and Clara (Dronkow) Kaplin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Western Connecticut State College, 1967. Doctor of Medicine Medical College Pennsylvania, 1971. Juris Doctor, U. South Dakot, 1984.


    • Intern, Medical College Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, 1971-1972, resident, 1972-1975. Clinical director United States Public Health Service Hospital, Rosebud, South Dakot, 1975-1976. Practice medicine specializing in internal medicine, Vermillion, South Dakot, 1977-1981.

      Legal-medical lecturer U. South Dakot School Law, Vermillion, 1981-1984. Commissioned major United States Army, 1984. Lieutenant colonel 1986.

      Colonel 1992; staff physician-lawyer, Armed Forces Institute Pathology, Washington, 1984-1986. Consultant department legal medicine, Armed ForcesInst. Pathology, 1986^; pathology resident, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1986-1990.

      Forensic pathology fellow, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1990-1991. Associate medical examiner, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), 1991-1992. Chief deputy medical examiner, 1993^.

      Association editor Legal Aspects of Med.Practice, 1985^. Contributor articles to medical-legal professional journals and chapters in medical legal textbooks.


    Fellow: American College of Physicians, American College Legal Medicine. Member: Trial Lawyers Association America, Health Lawyers America, Pittsburgh Society Legal Medicine, American Society Law and Medicine.


    • Married Sidney Shemonsky, August 26, 1954 (divorced 1974). Children: Kim R., Shemonsky Fischel, Sherri E. Shemonksy Paulsen, Caryn L. Shemonsky Bart.
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