The Egg Man and Other Anti-Fraud Activists

An eclectic group of self-appointed watchdogs keeps an eye on overseas medical schools

Dean Hughson spent his career as a salesman and consultant to egg companies. But researching medical schools for his son in 2003 set him on a new career track.

Mr. Hughson was startled by the number of apparently low-quality overseas medical schools that were marketing themselves to students. He was even more shocked that some states "have no laws to protect consumers from some of the 'two