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Category: UMich Sexual Abuse

University of Michigan says it will issue a “non-privileged report” from a new law firm

April 2, 2020 | UMich Sexual Abuse

According to an article published recently by The Detroit Times, The University of Michigan says it will issue a “non-privileged report” from a new law firm it has engaged to investigate claims of sexual abuse regarding the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson. This move has generated considerable push-back from advocates for the late doctor’s accusers. The investigation will be conducted…

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Documents show a close relationship between Dr. Anderson and U-M Athletic Department 

March 10, 2020 | UMich Sexual Abuse

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Dr. Robert Anderson and the athletic department were tightly intertwined, according to information from archive research at the University of Michigan’s Bentley Historical Library. Documents show that in November 1968, a few months after Don Canham became the Athletic Director, Anderson recommended to Canham that all athletes receive a compulsory preseason physical…

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Former student-athlete sexually assaulted by a University of Michigan doctor says, “Physicians need to know you can’t do that.’

March 6, 2020 | UMich Sexual Abuse

Ou client Jim Barahal was a pre-med student at the University of Michigan when he went to the university’s health service in the mid-1970s for a sore throat. The visit didn’t go as expected: Jim was digitally penetrated by Dr. Robert E. Anderson, who was the health service director at the time. “I never forgot…

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Doctor Robert E. Anderson sexual misconduct complaints number more than 100 at the University of Michigan

March 4, 2020 | UMich Sexual Abuse

More than 100 University of Michigan alumni are stepping forward, telling the university through a compliance hotline that they are survivors of Dr. Robert E. Anderson’s sexual misconduct. Dr. Anderson was the former director of University Health Services before he was fired for sexual misconduct and then rehired by the Athletic Department as the team…

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Sexual Assault Survivors of the University of Michigan’s Dr. Anderson

February 27, 2020 | UMich Sexual Abuse

Evidence is emerging that Dr. Robert E. Anderson, former University of Michigan Athletic Department team physician and University Health Service Director, may have sexually abused hundreds of patients. According to M Live and The Associated Press, the University of Michigan officials had been warned and heard rumors for decades about Dr. Robert E. Anderson’s unnecessary…

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University of Michigan former Doctor, Robert E. Anderson

February 27, 2020 | UMich Sexual Abuse

The University of Michigan is facing its own #MeToo moment following reports that former University Health Service Director and Athletic Department team physician, Dr. Robert E. Anderson, engaged in more than three decades of sexual misconduct with reportedly hundreds of students. Doctor Robert E. Anderson began his medical career in 1953 after he earned his…

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