Archives for June 2010

Already Famous? Nemeroff and His Keynote Bio

Pharmalot By Ed Silverman In August, the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association will hold a three-day continuing medical education meeting at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Florida, where the discussions will focus on issues surrounding bipolar disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder, among other things. One of the featured speakers will be Charles Nemeroff, the […]

Psychiatrist struck off after sex with patient

Sunday Sun by Coreena Ford A PSYCHIATRIST who had a two-year sex romp with a patient almost four decades younger than him has been struck off the medical register, the Sunday Sun can reveal. Dr Graham Craig was 61 when he had the affair with the 23-year-old woman – known as Patient A – who […]

Psychiatrist Graham Craig has two-year sex romp with a patient almost four decades younger

ChronicleLive Psychiatrist struck off after sex with patient by Coreena Ford June 20, 2010 A PSYCHIATRIST who had a two-year sex romp with a patient almost four decades younger than him has been struck off the medical register, the Sunday Sun can reveal. Dr Graham Craig was 61 when he had the affair with the […]

Psychiatrist Allison Hargrave accused of sexual misconduct

The Daily Advertiser Former Ascension counselor, accused of sexual misconduct, may seek detention hearing Tina Marie Macias A former Ascension Episcopal School counselor accused of enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity waived her right to a detention hearing, but will likely ask for it to be rescheduled soon, her attorney said Thursday. Psychiatrist […]

Trouble in Florida? Get licensed in another state

TELEGRAM & GAZETTE Mental health license probed By Lee Hammel WORCESTER — A Bay State native who surrendered his mental health counseling license in Florida received a license to practice in Massachusetts and has moved to Worcester. Paul H. Sandman, 59, whose address is listed as 52 Country Club Blvd., was issued a license as […]

Psychiatrist Arrested for Unlawful Imprisonment

The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware) June 11, 2010 Psychiatrist charged in assault on new patient By Ira Porter A Milford-area psychiatrist was arrested Wednesday morning on assault and unlawful imprisonment charges after one of his patients accused him of holding her in his office against her will. The 28-year-old patient who accused Dr. Allen C. […]

Psychiatrist Fights Emergency Suspension

Health News Florida Psychiatrist\’s suspension set aside By Carol Gentry An appeals court has set aside the Department of Health’s emergency suspension of Miami psychiatrist Steven L. Kaplan, accused of over-prescribing anti-psychotic medication to an autistic child. The boy, Denis Maltez, died in May 2007 at age 12. The medical examiner said he stopped breathing […]

Grassley Probes Psychiatrist Nemeroff and University of Miami

Miami Herald Senator tells University of Miami he\’s `troubled\’ over hiring A U.S. senator chastised UM about the head of its psychiatry department, who has been under fire over receiving undisclosed payments from drug companies while doing NIH research at a previous job. By John Dorschner Sen. Charles Grassley has written a strongly worded letter […]

U.S. Senator Probes Florida Psychiatrist and University of Miami

Pharmalot Grassley Probes Nemeroff and University of Miami By Ed Silverman June 8, 2010 The Charles Nemeroff affair encompasses more people all the time. Now, the University of Miami Medical School has become ensnared in the ongoing probe launched by US Senator Chuck Grassley, who investigated Nemeroff as part of an inquiry into undisclosed financial […]

Psychologist agrees to cease practicing

Psych News Psychologist agrees to cease practicing By Ken Kramer In a case that gained national notoriety, a Tampa psychologist, Daniel R. Lerom, has relinquished his license. According to an administrative complaint filed by the Department of Health, Lerom had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a female patient. Throughout their sexual relationship, Lerom regulary asked […]