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The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism
1997-1998

 

Andrew A. Skolnick
Executive Director, Commision for Scientific Medicine and Mental Health Science/Medical Journalist, National Association of Science Writers
Amherst, New York
Website:
www.aaskolnick.com

TOPIC: Treatment of people with mental illnesses who are in jails and prisons and are treated by impaired physicians

Prison Deaths Spotlight How Boards Handle Impaired, Disciplined Physicians
The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Only the Tip of the Iceberg?
The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Critics Denounce Staffing Jails and Prisons with Physicians Convicted of Misconduct
The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Prisoner, Doctor Who Treated Him, Both Had Drug Arrests
Joseph Super was an auto mechanic. David S. White was a doctor. They had one thing in
common: Both got arrested for marijuana possession.

Physicians With Troubled Pasts Have Found Work Behind Bars
Some states allow doctors who would otherwise not be licensed, to treat only inmates.

Two Key Posts in Alabama were Filled by Doctors with Checkered Histories
Correctional Medical Services filled two key jobs in the Alabama prison system with doctors who have troubled personal and professional histories.