Advertisement
Bethyl Laboratories
Bethyl Laboratories

Former McLean head admits misconduct

The former president of McLean Hospital outside Boston has admitted to sexual misconduct and is now under investigation. The Boston Globe linkurl:reported;http://tinyurl.com/2mz54u this week that Jack Gorman, who linkurl:resigned;http://tinyurl.com/ythq62 from McLean in 2006, admitted to the New York Board of Professional Medical Conduct that he had inappropriate sexual contact with a patient. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed McLean to look into whether Gorman abused patien

By | October 11, 2007

The former president of McLean Hospital outside Boston has admitted to sexual misconduct and is now under investigation. The Boston Globe linkurl:reported;http://tinyurl.com/2mz54u this week that Jack Gorman, who linkurl:resigned;http://tinyurl.com/ythq62 from McLean in 2006, admitted to the New York Board of Professional Medical Conduct that he had inappropriate sexual contact with a patient. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health directed McLean to look into whether Gorman abused patients at the hospital. Gorman was a long time psychiatrist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Columbia University. His research examined panic and anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental illnesses. Some of Gorman's most cited work includes studies on the effects of linkurl:lactate on panic attacks;http://archpsyc.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/41/8/764 (cited 313 times), linkurl:self-awareness of illness;http://tinyurl.com/223haf in schizophrenic patients (cited 262 times), and the role of linkurl:corticotropin-releasing factor;http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/93/4/1619?ck=nck in linking early life stress to adult psychopathology (cited 252 times). His most cited paper is a 1985 linkurl:review;http://archpsyc.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/42/7/729 of social phobia, cited 334 times.
Advertisement

Follow The Scientist

icon-facebook icon-linkedin icon-twitter icon-vimeo icon-youtube
Advertisement

Stay Connected with The Scientist

  • icon-facebook The Scientist Magazine
  • icon-facebook The Scientist Careers
  • icon-facebook Neuroscience Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Genetic Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Cell Culture Techniques
  • icon-facebook Microbiology and Immunology
  • icon-facebook Cancer Research and Technology
  • icon-facebook Stem Cell and Regenerative Science
Advertisement
TwistDx
TwistDx
Advertisement
Life Technologies