The California Board of Psychology has suspended the license of Robert Edward Brizendine, PhD, for use of methamphetamine. He used it many times over a period of years, according to the hearing. In one case, a male dancer sold illegal drugs to the psychologist and took pictures of him using them. The psychologist paid the dancer $8,000 to keep silent.
Scripps Health hospitals denied Michael Michalski, M.D. staff membership and surgical privileges after it learned that Michalski had committed sexual harassment against staff members at Sharp Grossmont hospital. The case went to the Fourth Appellate District, which agreed with the lower court's decision upholding Scripps's action.