Health Care Professionals

April 16, 2021

Sandusky physician charged with prescribing medically unnecessary controlled substances and health care fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced that a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Gregory J. Gerber, 55, of Port Clinton, Ohio, with 51 counts of distribution of controlled substances and two counts of health care fraud.
March 29, 2021

Local Medical Community Participating in NIH Sponsored Opioid Project

The Ohio Health Physicians Group Heritage College and Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital are participating in a national study called “Healing Communities” sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
March 22, 2021

Ohio doctor sentenced to prison for role in unlawful distribution of controlled substances

An Ohio physician was sentenced to 40 months in prison this month for his role in illegally distributing controlled substances.
March 1, 2021

Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Role in Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances

An Ohio physician was sentenced to 40 months in prison today for his role in illegally distributing controlled substances.
February 26, 2021

Ohio professors examine physician bias and stigma toward individuals who misuse opioids

Ohio University professors Berkeley Franz, Ph.D., and Lindsay Dhanani, Ph.D., have continued their research examining how psychology and public health intersect, this time analyzing the effects of physician bias and stigma toward people who misuse opioids.
February 9, 2021

Ohio physician gets 2-year prison sentence for illegal opioid distribution

Dayton, Ohio-based physician Morris Brown, MD, was sentenced...
January 25, 2021

Most doctors can prescribe opioid treatment medication after rule change

Most doctors will be allowed to prescribe a medication that dramatically improves the odds of patients reaching recovery from opioid addiction under a federal rule change made in the final weeks of the Trump administration.
January 12, 2021

Anderson expected to appeal sentence

Nearly five years from the date a joint investigation in Marietta netted a federal raid on the city’s brick streets, a former local physician was sentenced to prison this month.