HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Montana Psychiatrists James Peak and Nathan Munn, Sex Offenders, Want Licenses Back

Billings Gazette Billings psychiatrist seeking return of medical license will have to wait By Cindy Uken January 17, 2014 A Billings psychiatrist’s quest for a second chance to practice medicine has stalled temporarily. Dr. James H. Peak, 51, sought reinstatement of his license from the state Board of Medical Examiners on Friday but the board […]

Scientologist “on a personal mission to expose psychiatric fraud”

Oshkosh Northwestern Scientologist urging school board to abandon mental health screenings Adam Rodewald September 24, 2013 A Florida man on a personal mission to expose psychiatric fraud is urging the Oshkosh school board not to screen local teens for thoughts of suicide. The school board will vote tonight to offer free mental health screenings to […]

Psychiatrist Ali Salim, Faces 37 Years in Prison – Killed (and Raped) Mother and her Unborn Daughter

Columbus Dispatch Judge revokes bond of doctor convicted in deaths of pregnant woman, unborn child By Laura Arenschield November 8, 2013 DELAWARE, Ohio — In the year and a half since Deanna Ballman’s body was found in the back seat of her car, the doctor who ultimately was convicted of raping her and killing both […]

West Virginia Psychiatrist Joseph Jurand convicted of sexual abuse of 15-year-old Girl Interested in Psychiatry

The Journal Sentencing hearing set for Dec. 9 for psychiatrist convicted of sexual abuse By Edward Marshall November 1, 2013 CHARLES TOWN – A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for Dec. 9 for a Jefferson County psychiatrist convicted last month of having inappropriate sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl while she was participating in a […]

Allen Weiss, Delaware Psychiatrist Arrested for holding patient in his office against her will

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. […]

Riyaz Mazcuri (aka Riaz) – Texas Psychiatrist arrested for Human Trafficking

KLTV E. Texas psychiatrist arrested, accused of trafficking Indian women for forced labor, prostitution By Cody Lillich July 25, 2014 TYLER, TX (KLTV) – An East Texas psychiatrist has been arrested and charged in connection with what’s being described as a ‘forced labor conspiracy’ in New York. Riyaz Mazcuri, was arrested Thursday by the Gregg […]

Lois Farquharson, 88-year-old Psychiatrist Wants out of Prison

PENNLIVE No immediate decision on former Philadelphia psychiatrist’s bid for release from prison By Charles Thompson December 06, 2013 The State Board of Pardons made no immediate decision Friday on a former Philadelphia psychiatrist’s bid for commutation of a life sentence without parole for her role in the 1971 murder of a colleague at the […]

Austin Psychiatrist Charles Fischer Imprisoned for 40 years – now sued for $1 Million

KXAN Ex-child psychiatrist in prison for sexual assault sued for $1 million January 24, 2017 AUSTIN (KXAN) – Dr. Charles Fischer was sentenced in November to 40 years in prison after being convicted of multiple charges of sexual assault of a child. Now, one of his victims has filed a lawsuit seeking $1 million in […]

Ontario Psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski brought shame to his “profession” – Imprisoned for sex assault on 16 people and voyeurism

THE CANADIAN PRESS Public reprimand for Ontario doctor who ‘brought shame to the profession’ through sexual abuse By Diana Mehta January 23, 2017 TORONTO — Ontario’s medical watchdog has issued a scathing reprimand against a psychiatrist who sexually abused multiple patients over more than a decade, saying the man brought shame to the profession. The […]

Hanumaiah Bandla, Michigan Psychiatrist, arraigned on allegations of abusing patients

Detroit News 6 more arraigned in abuse at Livonia mental health center By Oralandar Brand-Williams July 12, 2018 Livonia — Six more staff members at a Livonia psychiatric facility, including a doctor and a nurse, were arraigned Thursday in connection with the physical abuse of three male patients at the center. Appearing in 16th District […]

Richard Pines, Idaho Psychiatrist – State Supreme Court ruled he had improper sexual contact with two patients – boys with troubled pasts – “egregious conduct so corrupt and degenerate as to shock the conscience”

Idaho Press-Tribune Idaho court rules on Boise doctor with revoked license By the Associated Press June 24, 2015 BOISE — The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a Boise child and adolescent psychiatrist violated state law by having improper sexual contact with two former patients. However, the state’s highest court in a ruling Monday sent […]

Joel Sadavoy, Toronto Psychiatrist, diagnoses without meeting or talking to person

CBC Medical college scolds psychiatrist for diagnosing local optician without meeting him By Kelly Bennett Dec 01, 2017 Ontario’s medical regulator has found that a Toronto psychiatrist who wrote a critical evaluation of a Burlington optician without ever seeing or talking to him should have had consent before sharing a diagnosis. In a letter, the […]

Dinesh Patel, New Jersey Psychiatrist, kept patient on lithium for more than a decade resulting in kidney failure

CNN Drugmaker paid doctors with problem records to promote its pill By Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken, CNN Investigates December 4, 2017 — Excerpt New Jersey psychiatrist Dinesh Patel appeared to have an untarnished record until he came under investigation by the state in March last year, and was found to have inappropriately kept a […]

Valerie Murphy, UK Psychiatrist, accused of misconduct following the death of a teenager

Oxford Mail Hearing resumes for psychiatrist accused of catalogue of failings following teenager’s death November 6, 2017 By Georgina Campbell THE hearing of a psychiatrist accused of a catalogue of failings following the death of a teenager resumed yesterday. Dr Valerie Murphy is accused of misconduct and was the psychiatrist responsible for the care of […]

Spokane Psychologists James Mitchell & Bruce Jessen to face torture trial in CIA waterboarding

  RT Contractors who created CIA’s torture program will face trial by jury August 9, 2017 The case against two psychologists who were paid over $80 million to devise the CIA’s torture program under the Bush administration will go to trial, after a federal judge in Spokane, Washington, denied their request to throw the lawsuit […]