Students and Athletes Assaulted By Dr. Robert E. Anderson At The University of Michigan Are Taking Legal Action
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University of Michigan May Have Ignored Reports of Sexual Assault By Dr. Anderson
BREAKING NEWS: In February 2020, news outlets reported on a frightening story: multiple former students at the University of Michigan have come forward claiming that long-time university doctor, Dr. Robert E. Anderson, sexually assaulted them during medical examinations.
According to reports, the university was first alerted to the abuse claims in July 2018, when former student Roger Stone sent an essay to the school outlining sexual assault allegations against Dr. Anderson. The essay prompted an investigation by university officials.
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The University of Michigan May Have Known About Dr. Anderson’s Sexual Misconduct With Patients
According to records obtained by The Associated Press, the University of Michigan was warned about Dr. Robert Anderson’s sexual misconduct with patients in the 1980s, yet the doctor continued to work at the university. Though Dr. Anderson was forced to step down as the head of University Health Services due to concerns about alleged sexual assault of patients, he continued to work as a physician for the university’s athletics department.
Dr. Anderson worked at the University of Michigan for more than 30 years, with his time there split between Student Health Services and working with student athletes, most notably the university’s football team, where he likely saw hundreds of students. Dr. Anderson passed away in 2008.
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