NJ Psych James Cowan, licensed since 1972, gets license revoked a week after he pleaded guilty to prescribing Adderall

northjersey.com Ridgewood psychiatrist gets medical license taken by state medical board By Keldy Ortiz December 8, 2017 A Ridgewood psychiatrist who worked from a home office had his license revoked, a week after he pleaded guilty to prescribing Adderall, officials said Friday. Dr. James Cowan Jr.’s license to practice medicine was taken from him by […]

New Zealand Psych Colin Bouwer Deported to South Africa after serving 15 years in prison

stuff.co.nz Convicted wife murderer Colin Bouwer’s $10,000 travel bill By Hamish McNeilly December 2, 2017 Former psychiatrist Colin Bouwer ticked ‘widowed’ for his relationship status, and under convictions he wrote ‘murder’. “I have been away from South Africa for 20 years,” he wrote to the Immigration and Protection Tribunal. “Since being in prison I have […]

New York Psych William Lewek scheduled to be released from prison – buried body in backyard

  Democrat & Chronicle William Lewek, psychiatrist who buried body of Matthew Straton, scheduled for release By Gary Craig December 2, 2017 The former Rochester psychiatrist who buried a body in his backyard is scheduled to be released from prison Dec. 21, records show. William Lewek, who has lost his medical license, pleaded guilty in February […]

Psychiatrist Carlos Warter aka Charles Warter Arrested in Argentina – was in trouble in Colorado

The Associated Press May 26, 2011 Doc arrested in Argentina was in trouble in Colo. By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher Dateline: Honolulu Psychiatrist Carlos Warter aka Charles Warter[/caption]A psychiatrist arrested in Argentina on charges of falsely billing $1 million in health insurance claims in Hawaii was involved in similar fraud some 30 years ago in Colorado, […]

Kim Hyun Chul, Korean psychiatrist, under fire for publicly diagnosing celeb

allkpop.com SOCIAL MEDIA Psychiatrist apologizes to Yoo Ah In, then deletes all content related to the actor from Twitter By beansss November 30, 2017 Psychiatrist Kim Hyun Chul, who previously came under fire for publicly diagnosing actor Yoo Ah In of hypomania based solely on the actor’s SNS activity, has apologized for his actions. After […]

Jacqueline Feldman, Alabama Psychiatrist, wants to monitor patients with electronic pills which transmit back to the psych’s computer

abc3340.com FDA approves first ever digital tracker pill; Psychiatrist says “may be the first step” by Patrick Thomas November 28th, 2017 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A digital sensor can now detect whether you take your prescriptions. The FDA has given approval for one psychiatric medicine. ABC 33/40 sat down with a psychiatrist about what this could […]

Craig Hudson, Toronto Psychiatrist, in trouble for breaking drug advertising rules

National Post Psychiatrist reprimanded for advertising natural-health invention says he’s been denied free speech By Tom Blackwell November 28, 2017 Ontario’s College of Physicians and Surgeons took issue with Dr. Craig Hudson promoting his natural-health product Zenbev on his own website. In an online marketplace packed with natural-health products of dubious value, Zenbev has a […]

Ruth Schack, California psychiatrist, in hot water for drugging patient to the gills

OC Weekly State Probes Doctors Joseph Efe Imarah and Ruth Annette Schack By Matt Coker November 28, 2017 …Excerpt The second case concerns Dr. Ruth Annette Schack, who has been a practicing psychiatrist for nearly 30 years. A man identified only as “A.K.” saw Schack repeatedly from Jan. 3, 2002, through May 13, 2013. Over […]

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