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Docs on Pharma Payroll Have Blemished Records, Limited Credentials

Posted on October 21st, 2010 at 10:05 by Paul Jay in category: News -- Write a comment

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The Ohio medical board concluded that pain physician William D. Leak had performed “unnecessary” nerve tests on 20 patients and subjected some to “an excessive number of invasive procedures,” including injections of agents that destroy nerve tissue.

Yet the finding, posted on the board’s public website, didn’t prevent Eli Lilly and Co. from using him as a promotional speaker and adviser. The company has paid him $85,450 since 2009.

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