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Cynthia Ellen Northrop, American lawyer, nurse, educator. Bar: Maryland 1980, New York 1987. Fellow National Endowment for Humanities, 1980; recipient Creative Achievement award American Public Health Association, 1984, Distinguished Service award American Society Law & Medicine, 1985; named one of Outstanding Young Women in American, 1982.


Northrop, Cynthia Ellen was born on June 11, 1950 in North Tonawanda, New York, United States. Daughter of Francis Merle and Marjorie Imogene (Wion) Northrop.


Bachelor of Science, Columbia Union College, 1972. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Baltimore, 1979.


Surgical team leader, Washington Adventist Hospital, Maryland., 1972;public health nurse health department, Prince George's County, Maryland., 1972-1975;instructor, U. Maryland., Baltimore, 1975-1977;assistant professor, U. Maryland., Baltimore, 1977-1984;sole practice, Hyattsville, Maryland., 1980-1986;sole practice, New York City, since 1987. Lecturer Georgetown University, Washington, 1983-1985. Adjunct associate professor ColumbiaU. Teachers College, New York City, since 1985.

Consultant Office Technology Assessment United States Congress, 1985.


Member American Bar Association, New York Bar Association, American Association Nurse Attorneys (president 1982-1984, board directors 1982-1987, distinguished service award 1985), American Association Nurse Attorneys Foundation (president, trustee since 1984), American Nurses Association, New York State Nurses Association.


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Married Harvey Cary Dzodin, January 29, 1984.