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Melissa Dizon, Esq., Chairs Health Disparities Committee of Dutchess County Board of Health

Submitted on Thu, 07/20/2017

As a member of the Dutchess County Board of Health, our associate, Melissa Dizon, Esq., serves as chairperson of the board’s Health Disparities Committee. The purpose of the committee is: To identify groups of people within Dutchess County with particular health-related challenges or needs due to demographic, cultural, economic or other special circumstances; To assess…

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Medical Ethics Attorneys

Submitted on Thu, 07/20/2017

Medical ethics attorneys help health facility ethics committees navigate complex and urgent clinical situations in compliance with the law. Sholes & Miller has attorneys with substantial experience in matters related to bioethics and clinical ethics consultations. Megan Shedden is both an attorney and a medical ethicist. She has a master’s degree in bioethics from Albany…

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“Enough is Enough”: What You Need to Know About the New Law

Submitted on Mon, 08/03/2015

The recent passage of the New York State Education Law that’s being called “Enough is Enough” means that all private colleges and universities in the state must amend their Title IX policies (“codes of conduct”) to incorporate the requirements of the new law, or risk losing state aid and assistance. A certificate of compliance with…

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