James Bland, psychiatrist, suspended in an emergency order, acquired “a substantial amount of poisons, explosives and other materials with no reasonable explanation”

The Bismarck Tribune By Janell Cole June 6, 1996 A district judge said Wednesday that the state Board of Medical Examiners did not act unreasonably when it suspended the medical license of a Minot psychiatrist last month. Dr. James Bland’s license was suspended in an emergency order the board issued May 16 when the Commission […]

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 […]

Ex-psychiatrist Edwin Lee Johnson sentenced for sex

The Bismarck Tribune FERGUS FALL, Minn. (AP) – A former psychiatrist from Pelican Rapids has been sentenced to one year in the Otter Tail County jail for having sex with a woman he was counseling. Edwin Lee Johnson, 55, was convicted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. Authorities said Johnson had sexual contact with the patient […]