Sue Sisley, psychiatrist, fired at the University of Arizona, but okay’d by feds to conduct research on marijuana, waiting for one thing: a federal supply of marijuana

Psychiatrist Sue Sisley

Arizona Public Media Former UA Marijuana Researcher Restarting in Phoenix by AZPM Staff March 27, 2015 A medical marijuana researcher terminated at the University of Arizona last year says she is a step closer to beginning clinical trials in the Phoenix area. Researcher Sue Sisley said this week she plans to conduct independent research in […]

Seeing a Psychiatrist is social taboo in Qatar, the world’s richest country, Relies on religion instead

Doha, Qatar

The Peninsula Visit to psychiatrist still a social stigma March 28, 2015 DOHA: [capital city of Qatar] Seeing a psychiatrist, even if one suffers from a serious illness and needs urgent medical attention, can be a social embarrassment in this part of the world. A psychiatrist says that due to the social stigma many people […]

Stephen Shapiro, psychiatrist, long-term sexual relationship with a female patient he was treating for depression

The Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York) DOCTOR’S LICENSE REVOKED; STATE SAYS FAYETTEVILLE PSYCHIATRIST HAD A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A PATIENT By James T. Mulder April 2, 2008 The state has revoked the medical license of a Fayetteville psychiatrist accused of carrying on a long-term sexual relationship with a female patient he was treating for depression. A […]

Gloria Keraga

The Houston Chronicle Defendants free, but not cleared, in cult-memories trial; Psychotherapists still say patients were abused By Mark Smith April 04, 1999 Two Houston psychotherapists once accused of an insurance scheme exploiting patients’ memories of satanic abuse say they still believe cults may have been responsible for the patients’ conditions. Gloria Keraga, who worked […]

Peter Benet, Psychiatrist, “sacrificed his patients for money and power”

Hartford Courant (Connecticut) EARLIER WARNING IGNORED; CRITICIZED IN 2002, PSYCHIATRIST NOW FACES 2 OTHER COMPLAINTS By Hilary Waldman August 11, 2008 On Feb. 14, 2002, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal asked Connecticut health regulators to yank Dr. Peter Benet’s license to practice medicine, calling the psychiatrist a “physician who sacrificed his patients for money and power.” […]

David Linden, psychiatrist, accused of writing $300,000 bad checks to casinos in Las Vegas

The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK) Doctor to face Nevada charges; Psychiatrist accused of writing bad checks valued at $300,000 to casinos in Las Vegas. By Augie Frost and Jim Killackey March 7, 2008 A psychiatrist practicing in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas was released from jail Thursday on the condition he return to Las Vegas, […]

Charles Grade, Psychiatrist, Found not guilt of sexually exploiting patient

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin) March 7, 2008 Friday Psychiatrist acquitted of assault By Ryan Haggerty A psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting a female patient was acquitted of all charges by a jury Thursday. Charles Grade, 45, of Wauwatosa was found not guilty on three counts of sexual exploitation by a therapist. Each felony count carried […]

Joel Dreyer, psychiatrist, taken into custody by FBI agents, federal drug charges

City News Service By Paul Young Dateline: Riverside March 12, 2008 A Murrieta psychiatrist accused of violating federal drug laws for allegedly prescribing pain medications without performing the required medical exams is scheduled to be arraigned today in U.S. District Court in Riverside. Joel Stanley Dreyer faces federal narcotics distribution charges for allegedly making prescription […]

Perveen Rathore, psychiatrist, assaulted two hospital police officers

TELEGRAM & GAZETTE (Massachusetts) State suspends area psychiatrist; License yanked after incident at UMMC By Thomas Caywood March 13, 2008 State medical regulators last week suspended the license of a local psychiatrist, who practiced at UMass Memorial Medical Center and at a private practice in Westboro, after the doctor allegedly ignored an on-call assignment last […]

Thomas Peterson, Psychiatrist, improperly prescribed anti-psychotics to children

The Associated Press Medical board reinstates GF psychiatrist April 3, 2008 Dateline: Bismarck, N.D. The state Board of Medical Examiners has reinstated the medical license of a Grand Forks psychiatrist accused of improperly prescribing medication to children. Thomas M. Peterson’s license was reinstated on Wednesday. The board had restricted his license last month after he […]

Psychiatrist Adam Osborne, brother of British Secretary of the Treasury, quits own firm after sex with patient allegation

Psychiatrist Adam Osborne

Daily Mail UK George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother ‘who had sex with patient’ quits his own firm leaving it with assets of just £500 By Andrew Buckwell and Adam Luck March 28, 2015 The psychiatrist brother of Chancellor George Osborne has resigned from his private medical company, leaving it with assets of just £551. Dr Adam […]

Jailhouse psychiatrist Charolette Hoffman, fired for not following jail’s simple anti-contraband policy

Psychiatrist Charolette Hoffman

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Contraband found 3 times on fired Allegheny County jail psychiatrist By Aaron Aupperlee March 26, 2015 Allegheny County Jail guards caught the jail’s psychiatrist trying to bring in cigarettes, lighters, matches and scissors before she lost her job this month. Warden Orlando Harper revoked Charolette Hoffman’s security clearances on March 4, the same […]

Walter Shannon, North Carolina Psychiatrist, Trafficked in thousands of fraudulent prescription drugs

Psychiatrist Walter Shannon

WITN NEW INFO: Kinston psychiatrists could face jail time in prescription drug scheme March 18, 2015 Two local doctors accused of involvement in an illegal prescription drug ring made their first court appearances on Wednesday. Dr. Walter Shannon and Dr. Joanna Wolicki-Shannon were given a second court date of April 1. The judge advised the […]

Joanna Wolicki-Shannon, North Carolina Psychiatrist, arrested in illegal drug ring (Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin etc.)

Psychiatrist Joanna Wolicki-Shannon

WITN NEW INFO: Kinston psychiatrists could face jail time in prescription drug scheme March 18, 2015 Two local doctors accused of involvement in an illegal prescription drug ring made their first court appearances on Wednesday. Dr. Walter Shannon and Dr. Joanna Wolicki-Shannon were given a second court date of April 1. The judge advised the […]

Adam Osborne, psychiatrist, suspended over claims of two year affair with patient – mother of two

Psychiatrist Adam Osborne

Daily Mirror George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother suspended over patient affair claims in GMC probe By Sam Relph March 15, 2015 George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother has been suspended over claims of an affair with a patient. The Chancellor’s youngest brother Adam Osborne, 38, is accused of a two-year affair with the mum of two. He could […]

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