Psychs on the take

Dr. Weeks’ comment:    shady dealings.

They don’t  teach this stuff in medical school.


Psychiatrist – Charles Nemeroff – Florida

http://www.finance.senate.gov/press/Gpress/2010/prg012010b.pdf

failed to report hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments from a pharmaceutical company… The Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) is now investigating the matter…tthe researcher from Emory who had failed to report his outside income left Emory and is now at the University of Miami…


Psychiatrist Fernando Mendez-Villamil – Florida

http://www.miamiherald.com/business/v-fullstory/story/1428212.html

Miami psychiatrist wrote 284,908 prescriptions over the past six years –  cost Florida taxpayers $43 million,

Medicare spokesman Peter Ashkenaz said … “we are continuing to review all of his claims…”


Psychiatrist Alan F. Schatzberg – California

http://www.ajc.com/opinion/content/opinion/stories/2008/10/12/ethicsed_1012.html

…investigation has focused heavily on drug company connections to psychiatry researchers, including Dr. Alan F. Schatzberg, a well-known Stanford University researcher and the president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association. Schatzberg holds $4.8 million in stock in a drug development company


Psychiatrist Joseph Biederman –   Massachusetts

http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/article987612.ece

… it was revealed that a leading proponent of the use of Risperdal in kids, Harvard’s Dr. Joseph Biederman, received more than $1.6 million from the company that makes it, Johnson & Johnson.


Psychiatrist Timothy E. Wilens – Massachusetts

http://tinyurl.com/Wilens

… violated federal and academic rules by concealing outside income from the drugs industry of $1.6m.


Psychiatrist Thomas Spencer, Massachusetts

http://tinyurl.com/Wilens

… violated federal and academic rules by concealing outside income from the drugs industry of $1m


Psychiatrist Melissa DelBello – Ohio

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/04/health/policy/04drug.html

DelBello told university officials that she earned about $100,000 from 2005 to 2007 from eight drug makers, but AstraZeneca alone paid her $238,000 during the period


Psychiatrist Karen Wagner – Texas

http://tinyurl.com/dallas-wagner

GlaxoSmithKline paid Wagner, who is the director of child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, more than $160,000 between 2000 and 2005. She reported just $600…


Psychiatrist Frederick Goodwin – Washington, DC

http://tinyurl.com/Boston-Goodwin

the former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Frederick Goodwin, had failed to disclose at least $1.3 million in income from marketing lectures for drug companies while advocating for their products on his NPR program “The Infinite Mind.”


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