Instructor in the Rabb School of Continuing Studies, Division of Graduate Professional Studies.


J.D., Western New England College of Law

Contact Information

Rabb School

Deborah Wheaton Hemdal

Deborah Wheaton Hemdal, JD, has a solo practice in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. She represents clients in the areas of Special Education Law, Human Rights for the Disabled, Guardianship, and Divorce. She serves as Chairperson for the Human Rights Committees for the Horace Mann Educational Association (Worcester division). She is a Member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Health Law Section Council.


Hemdal, Deborah Wheaton. "Data Breaches: How to determine plaintiff's standing." Massachusetts Lawyers Journal November/December 2016 (2016): 25.

Hemdal, Deborah Wheaton. "Software companies versus doctors: Who owns electronic Health records?." Massachusetts Lawyers Journal 23. Jan/Feb 2016 (2016): 20.

Courses Taught

RHIN 160 Legal Issues in Health and Medical Informatics
RMGT 120 Legal and Ethical Practices in IT