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American University-doctor abused for decades students

At a U.S. University will need a high school physician, according to a study decades, unhindered, students miss. In 2005, the deceased physicians of the Ohio State University, have committed the deeds in the years 1978 to 1998 to a minimum of 177 students.

returned As a twelve-month independent investigation of the cases, the high school staff as early as 1979, of the relevant allegations against Richard Strauss, but done nothing about it.

title of honour should be revoked posthumously but

For the investigation of the law firm Perkins Coie, there were more than 440 former high school employees and former students were interviewed. 150 of them reported themselves to have been raped by Strauss sexually assaulted. The abuse consisted of, according to the report, the Grope of the students, as well as "excessive" investigations in the genital area.

The victims had come in with Strauss in a health centre of the University, as well as in a private practice outside of the Campus in touch. The private practice opened Strauss in 1996, after he had been suspended as a University doctor. From the faculty, he was not excluded, however. He kept up to his death, an honorary title of the University, to him are now recognized posthumously but.

University grants failure a

The President of Ohio State, Michael Drake, said that the University management had initiated the investigation after they learned last year of the allegations against Strauss. "The results are shocking and painful to understand," he said on the occasion of the publication of the revised investigation report. He apologized on behalf of the University in the case of all the Victims.

"The basic failure of our Institution at the time, to prevent this abuse, is unacceptable," admitted Drake. This also applies to the inadequate efforts to investigate complaints by students and staff thoroughly. Drake-insured, the University have now taken measures to prevent such cases, such as the establishment of an Advisory team for the victims of sexual violence, and mandatory prevention courses for new students and staff. (sda)

Created: 18.05.2019, 04:45 PM

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