Archives for May 2012

Medical Board of California Confesses, Says Aware Of Psych’s Arrest

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) May 31, 2012 By Maria Medina First the Medical Board of California told CBS13 that police did not tell them about a local doctor who was arrested for molesting a boy. Now the medical board has admitted that police did tell them. “This was my mistake,” admitted Dan Wood, Medical Board of California […]

Second mental patient goes missing from Colony Farm psychiatric hospital in Port Coquitlam

The Province By IAN AUSTIN May 24, 2012 For the second time in four days a patient has gone missing from Colony Farm Forensic Psychiatric Hospital. Mentally ill carjacker David Fomradas is still at large after leaving the Port Coquitlam hospital Sunday, and now a second patient — Gregory Owen Schleen — is out in […]

Victim of psychiatrist’s testicle-zap therapy says pain excruciating

www.nzherald.co.nz By Martin Johnston May 24, 2012 Zapping a teenage boy on the testicles with an electric shock machine because he was considered naughty was an act far outside normal practice, a medical academic told police. “In summary, Dr [Selwyn] Leeks’ treatments appeared to depart significantly from the standards of the day,” wrote Dr Garry […]

Mysterious Vermont Top Prescriber Faces Prescription Investigation

Burlington Free Press Vermont doctor faces prescription investigation By Sam Hemingway May 6, 2012 A doctor identified by the Department of Vermont Health Access as one of the top Medicaid prescribers of narcotic and other federally regulated medications in the state is under investigation by the Medical Practice Board for excessive prescribing of some of […]