February 29, 2012
U. of Pennsylvania Absolves Psychiatry Chairman of Ghostwriting Complaint
The University of Pennsylvania has concluded that the chairman of its psychiatry department and a colleague let their names be listed among the authors reviewing a medicine in a journal article that was actually written by the drug's manufacturer.
The university, however, has decided to take no punitive action against the chairman, Dwight L. Evans, and an associate professor of psychiatry, Laszlo Gyulai, for the 2001 article in The American Journal of Psychiatry. Penn noted