EASTON — Talbot Hospice Executive Director Vivian Dodge recently announced the appointment of Dr. Dennis De Shields as associate medical director. De Shields is a hospitalist with Shore-Bayy Hospitalists Associates. From 2011 to 2014, he served as chief of the Department of Medicine for University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. De Shields to our hospice team,” Dodge said. “We are grateful for his knowledge, expertise and his commitment to hospice care.”

De Shields received his bachelor of science degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta and his medical doctorate from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

He serves on the board of Directors for BAAM (Building African American Minds) and is a founder of Port Street Community Garden. De Shields lives in Easton with his wife Dr. Mary De Shields.

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