C. Donald Williams
The Seattle Times
PSYCHIATRIST HASSLED FOR PAST MISTAKES? — INVESTIGATION REACTIVATED AFTER WOMAN INQUIRES ABOUT SEXUAL-CONTACT COMPLAINT
By Peter Lewis
June 22, 1993
A Yakima psychiatrist, disciplined five years ago for inappropriate sexual contact with women patients, alleges the state Medical Disciplinary Board has bowed to political pressure and is hounding him for the same conduct for which he’s already been punished.
Lawyers for Dr. C. Donald Williams, who are asking a federal judge to halt what they claim is harassment of the doctor, say the board acted to take his license after U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., then a state lawmaker, intervened in the spring of 1991 on behalf of Penny Milczewski. She is one of four women with whom Williams admitted having sexual contact in a case settled in 1988.
Inslee says he has no apologies for what he says was a legitimate inquiry for a constituent trying to learn the status of her complaint against Williams.
“Frankly, I’m amazed to see an assertion of political pressure,” Inslee said…