Mich. St. doctor didn’t disclose investigation
A Michigan State University doctor resigned after learning the school was considering her termination because she didn’t disclose in 2015 that USA Gymnastics was investigating a fellow physician who has since been charged with molesting young gymnasts, according to records released to the Lansing State Journal.
The documents obtained from Dr. Brooke Lemmen’s personnel file through the Freedom of Information Act reveal she also removed patient records at Dr. Larry Nassar’s request, the newspaper reported. Lemmen’s lawyer, Aaron Kemp, on Saturday disputed the claims made in the university documents.
Nassar was a sports doctor for Michigan State and USA Gymnastics, which trains Olympians and is headquartered in Indianapolis. Michigan State fired Nassar in September after he violated restrictions that were put in place in 2014 following a complaint. He was charged last month with sexually assaulting gymnasts who came to him for treatments for hip and back injuries. He is also being sued by dozens of women and girls. Nassar, 53, has denied wrongdoing.
Lemmen resigned from Michigan State in January.
According to the documents given to the Lansing State Journal, Lemmen failed to disclose to Michigan State that Nassar had told her in 2015 that he was being investigated by USA Gymnastics.
But Kemp said neither Nassar nor USA Gymnastics told her of allegations of sexual assault.
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