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Dix

 [diks]
Dorothea Lynde (1802–1887). American humanitarian. Born in Hampden, Maine, Miss Dix contributed to the establishment and improvement of many insane asylums and prisons in the United States, Europe, and Japan, beginning with the establishment of the Boston Lunatic Asylum in 1839. During the Civil War she was appointed Superintendent of Female Nurses and organized the first nurse corps of the United States Army.

Dix

(diks),
M.R., 20th-century British otologist. See: Dix-Hallpike maneuver.

Dix, Dorothea Lynde

an American humanitarian who achieved fame as a social reformer, primarily for her work in improving prison conditions and care of the mentally ill. During her lifetime she helped to establish mental institutions in 30 states and in Canada. During the U.S. Civil War she was appointed superintendent of army nurses for government hospitals.
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Think of the suppression of wages, the demand for housing, the medical demand needing to be met, all of these things directly impacting on the low paid, whom I assume Coun Dix rails for?
Dix admitted the 2004 murder at his trial and Birmingham Crown Court heard how he suffered from schizopsychotic affective disorder and brain damage.
But as I thought more it became obvious that the project was linked to areas of research which I've been doing for more than 20 years," Prof Dix added.
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Dix Mille Villages has supported the work of Equita, a project of Oxfam Quebec.
The unraveling of their relationship begins even as Dix and Laurel first meet one another.
The hotel boasts of a 24 hour personal butler service and free limousine transport from the airport tarmac, where guests will be escorted to the VIP lounge, straight to Le Dix and vice versa,' he added .
In her latest outing Dix, who won the North Eastern Counties 5k gold medal in Sunderland in July, ran nearly two minutes quicker than ever before as she claimed victory in Stirling over 10k earlier this month.
By the time Dix surged from behind to outlean Justin Gatlin, winning in a photo finish, 9.
When Michelle Dix became assistant director in charge of Residential Services for the 5th Judicial District, Department of Correctional Services in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2009, she implemented a series of changes that led to a complete transformation of the department's residential facilities.
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst houses military facilities such as Naval Air Engineering Station Fort Dix and Lakehurst and McGuire Air Force Base.
OTTO DIX IS A KEY FIGURE, but he has never been held in as high regard in America as his contemporaries, such as Max Beckmann and George Grosz.