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    • MSU Lawsuit Alleges Violation of Standards, Lack of Follow Up

      MSU Lawsuit Alleges Violation of Standards, Lack of Follow Up

      In civil litigation, alleged victims outline sexual penetration disguised as treatment. While there are treatments that involve intravaginal manipulation, the American Osteopathic Academy describes those as “rare.”  In those rare instances when the procedure is used, Dr. Mark Cantieri of […]

    • MSU to Take a Cue from PSU?

      MSU to Take a Cue from PSU?

      So far today, 2 former Penn State University administrators pleaded guilty to child endangerment.  Ex-Athletic Director Tim Curley and former University Vice President Gary Schultz.  They along with former President Graham Spanier were scheduled for a criminal trial next week, […]

    • MSU – No Fly Zone, But Education

      MSU – No Fly Zone, But Education

      Michigan State’s football team in 2013 was praised for its “No Fly Zone” defense, but before that, in 2004 former MSU doctor Nassar wrote a chapter of a textbook about sports medicine where he described a patient’s sensitive area as […]

    • MSU – Sports Illustrated Just Nailed It

      MSU – Sports Illustrated Just Nailed It

      “Could Lawrence Nassar have been prevented from assaulting dozens of athletes?” -Lauren Green, Sports Illustrated, March 3, 2017 The answer is “yes,” it’s not even debatable.  At the request of the Indianapolis Star, a judge released more than 5,600 pages […]

    • MSU – The Next “60 Minutes” Segment will be on the 20 Years You Failed to Listen to the Young Girls

      MSU – The Next “60 Minutes” Segment will be on the 20 Years You Failed to Listen to the Young Girls

      Last night, nationally renowned TV news magazine show “60 Minutes” featured former MSU doctor Larry Nassar’s involvement with USA Gymnastics.  Nassar made a name for himself “treating” high level athletes, including Olympians.  USA Gymnastics claims to have contacted the FBI […]

    • MSU – Where is the Integrity?

      MSU – Where is the Integrity?

      As more and more former patients of Larry Nassar step forward with stories that, by now, are all too familiar, Michigan State University finds itself facing maybe the most important question in its 162 year history:         […]

    • Why Are Auto Fatalities on the Rise?

      Why Are Auto Fatalities on the Rise?

      Over the last decade, auto crash fatalities nationwide had been declining to record-low numbers.  From 2009 to 2014, traffic deaths hovered around 32,000 to 33,000 per year, significantly below the 51,000 deaths per year in 1979 and 1980.  But over […]

    • Is Michigan State’s Sexual Assault Scandal an Example of Gender Bias?

      Is Michigan State’s Sexual Assault Scandal an Example of Gender Bias?

      As of the writing of this blog, 26 women are suing MSU and its former employee Larry Nassar.  That number is certain to grow in the coming days and weeks.  The complaints allege that Nassar assaulted girls and young women […]

    • MSU, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

      MSU, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

      Michigan State University Gymnastics Head Coach Kathie Klages has been at the helm of their program for over 27 years.  I have never met Kathie and it’s unlikely we will meet at a gymnastics competition, but I know a lot […]

    • MSU, I Understand the “Nuanced Difference” between Sexual Assault and Appropriate Medical Procedures

      MSU, I Understand the “Nuanced Difference” between Sexual Assault and Appropriate Medical Procedures

      Michigan State University’s Title IX Office, which investigates gender discrimination claims, including allegations of sexual assault and harassment, determined what?  They determined she “didn’t understand the ‘nuanced difference’ between sexual assault and an appropriate medical procedure.”  Are you kidding me!  […]