Public Health

Law & Crime: Lawyer Claims ‘ICE is Destroying Evidence’ by Deporting Women Who Accused Doctor of Performing Surgeries without Consent

Lawyer Claims ‘ICE is Destroying Evidence’ by Deporting Women Who Accused Doctor of Performing Surgeries without Consent This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is attempting to deport several women who claimed they were subjected to unnecessary and invasive gynecological surgeries in Georgia without [...]

Roll Call: 5 hysterectomies referred by ICE center, DHS tells Congress

5 hysterectomies referred by ICE center, DHS tells Congress This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Immigration and Customs Enforcement referred more detainees for hysterectomies at a Georgia facility than previously disclosed, according to a document acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf submitted to a Senate panel. “It is my [...]

The Intercept: PAULINE BINAM SAYS SHE NEVER GAVE ICE DOCTOR CONSENT TO REMOVE HER FALLOPIAN TUBE

PAULINE BINAM SAYS SHE NEVER GAVE ICE DOCTOR CONSENT TO REMOVE HER FALLOPIAN TUBE This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. IN 2018, Pauline Binam, a Cameroonian American woman held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, was approached [...]

Ms. Magazine: “Good Genes,” Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination, and the Past—and Present—of Eugenics

“Good Genes,” Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination, and the Past—and Present—of Eugenics This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. “Good genes,” President Trump remarked as he gazed over at Amy Coney Barrett and her seven children, while nominating her to fill the seat formerly occupied by Supreme Court Justice Ruth [...]

Associated Press: Lawmakers who toured Georgia’s Irwin County Detention Center raise concerns

Lawmakers who toured Georgia's Irwin County Detention Center raise concerns This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Several members of Congress called for a detention facility in Georgia to be shut down pending investigation after women detainees told them of being forced into unnecessary gynecological procedures with dirty equipment that [...]

Buzzfeed News: Women Detained By ICE Told Members of Congress They Underwent Unwanted Medical Procedures

Women Detained By ICE Told Members Of Congress They Underwent Unwanted Medical Procedures This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Members of Congress who visited immigrants detained by federal authorities at a facility that has come under fire following allegations of unwanted gynecological procedures heard firsthand accounts on Saturday from [...]

Jeffrey Wigand

Jeffrey Wigand In 1995, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand, a former Vice President for Research and Development for Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, rose to national prominence when he blew the whistle on tobacco companies’ manipulation of research on the effect of nicotine in tobacco products. After leaving Brown & Williamson in 1993, Dr. Wigand cooperated [...]

2020-05-08T09:03:38-04:00May 8th, 2020|Public Health, Whistleblower Profiles|

Victoria Hampshire

Victoria Hampshire In 2004, Dr. Hampshire was a veterinarian working for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), monitoring drug interactions in animals and had received numerous accolades for her work. Dr. Hampshire discovered that a popular heartworm medication for dogs was killing hundreds of animals. Her analysis and reports pulled the drug off the [...]

2020-05-08T09:03:38-04:00May 8th, 2020|Public Health, Whistleblower Profiles|

Dr. Aubrey Blumsohn

Dr. Aubrey Blumsohn In early 2006, Dr. Blumsohn, a senior faculty member at Sheffield University, blew the whistle on data concealment and manipulation performed on behalf of Procter & Gamble (P&G) for the company’s osteoporosis drug, Actonel. The popular medication was primarily used by post-menopausal women to strengthen bones and help prevent fractures. Blumsohn, [...]

2020-05-08T09:03:38-04:00May 8th, 2020|Public Health, Whistleblower Profiles|

Dr. David Graham

Dr. David Graham After Food and Drug Administration (FDA) researcher, Dr. David Graham, conducted a study which showed that the painkiller Vioxx had caused 88,000 to 139,000 heart attacks with a 30 to 40 percent fatality rate, the FDA attempted to suppress his findings. Graham was able to present the preliminary results of his [...]

2020-05-08T09:03:38-04:00May 8th, 2020|Public Health, Whistleblower Profiles|
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