Psychs on the take

Dr. Weeks’ comment:    shady dealings.

They don’t  teach this stuff in medical school.

Psychiatrist – Charles Nemeroff – Florida


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


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


…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


… 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


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

Psychiatrist Thomas Spencer, Massachusetts


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

Psychiatrist Melissa DelBello – Ohio


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


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


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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