Archives for April 2017

Psychiatrist Matthew Hopkins faces felony count of aggravated assault and battery

Powell Tribune Cody psychiatrist to enter drug program April 27, 2017   Alleged to have purchased canned air while on bond After being charged with two DUIs in a four-month span, a Cody psychiatrist plans to enter a residential treatment program. Last week, Dr. Matthew Hopkins was given permission to leave Park County so he […]

“Respected” Welsh Psychiatrist Brian Harris Guilty of Sexually Assaulting male patient

ITV Psychiatrist Dr Brian Harris guilty of sex assault charge 20 April 2017 A psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting patients in his care has been found guilty of one of the charges against him. Dr Brian Harris was accused of 13 counts of assaulting five men over a period of 20 years. This morning the […]

Bruce Spittle, New Zealand Psychiatrist – 45 year career ended with criminal conviction of sexual misconduct with a patient – appeal now denied

Otago Daily Times Doctor’s appeal rejected By Rob Kidd April 17, 2017 A Dunedin psychiatrist found guilty of molesting a patient has failed in a bid to clear his name. Dr Bruce James Spittle’s 45-year medical career ended in 2015 when he was found guilty of two counts of indecent assault after a jury trial. […]

Morales Brown, NY Psychiatrist, Arrested for Stealing $6,524 from State

localsyr.com Former psychiatrist accused of stealing $6,524 from NYS April 14, 2017 WSYR-TV – A former psychiatrist has been arrested for allegedly stealing over $6,000 from the state by falsifying time and attendance records. According to the New York State Inspector General, 59-year-old Morales Brown was working for the New York State Office of Mental […]

Joanna Louis, California Psychiatrist, “repeated negligent acts” gets 5 year probation

nbcsandiego.com Leucadia Psychiatrist Accused of “Negligent Acts” By J.W. August April 5, 2017 A psychiatrist examining her on behalf of the medical board found she failed to “maintain proper boundaries with patients which makes her unsafe to practice medicine.” Dr. Joanna Louis, a 60-year-old psychiatrist from Leucadia, has been placed on five years’ probation. The […]

Susan Roche, Ottowa Psychiatrist, loses license – used patient to pick up groceries for her

Ottawa Sun Ottawa psychiatrist who had patients run errands for her loses licence By Andrew Seymour April 13, 2017 An Ottawa psychiatrist who hired one patient as a private nurse and took advantage of others by having them pick up her eye medication and groceries has been found guilty of professional misconduct and agreed to […]

Jury Now Considering Fate of Welsh Psychiatrist Brian Harris – accused of sexually assaulting five men

ITV Psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting five men over two decades April 11, 2017 A jury has been sent out to consider its verdict in the trial of a psychiatrist accused of 13 sexual offences against patients. Dr Brian Harris, 77, is on trial at Merthyr Crown Court facing 13 charges of sexual assault, indecent […]