Wallingford, CT, July 9, 2013….…. Melinda J. Schoen, RN, MSN, LNHA, Vice President for Administration at MasonicareHealthCenter in Wallingford, has been appointed by Mayor William W. Dickinson, Jr. to serve a three-year term as a commissioner on the Wallingford Board of Health. Commissioners on the Board serve in an advisory capacity to the Wallingford Health Department.
The Wallingford Health Department provides all services required by the Connecticut General Statutes and enforces both state regulations and local ordinances concerning the environment, food safety and more. The department creates and implements programs that promote good health in several areas and develops partnerships with the public and private health care providers & institutions, community based organizations and other government agencies.
Ms. Schoen received her RN degree from St. Vincent’s College of Nursing in Bridgeport and a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. She is also a graduate of QuinnipiacUniversity where she received post-graduate certification in Long-Term Care Administration. She and her husband, David, reside in Wallingford.
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