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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.


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.