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Medical board president defends hiring of director

By JACK WEATHERLY Dr. Charles Miles, president of the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure, issued a statement Monday defending the board’s selection of an executive director whose medical background includes malpractice lawsuits. Dr. Kenneth E. Cleveland was sued 12 times in Hinds County Circuit Court in a 10-year period. Settlements were reached in some and others were dismissed outright. Miles ...

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Medical board severs ties with executive director John Hall

By JACK WEATHERLY The Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure decided not to renew its contract with Dr. John Hall, its executive director, on  May 18, less than a year after Hall brought his aggressive style to bear on physicians’ sexual behavior with patients. “I’d like to think I did some good,” Hall said in an interview on May 19. “We did ...

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Court rules board can discipline West Virginia radiologist

MOSS POINT — Mississippi’s Court of Appeals says the state Board of Medical Licensure can discipline a radiologist for making what a federal judge found to be thousands of “manufactured” lung disease diagnoses. The Court of Appeals reversed a lower court verdict that the board had acted unfairly toward Dr. Ray Harron. The West Virginia physician’s work for lawyers who ...

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