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Chicago psychiatrist received nearly $500K from pharmaceutical company

Chicago Tribune recently reported that AstraZeneca, a pharmaceutical company, paid a Chicago psychiatrist $490,000 over a decade to travel the nation promoting Seroquel. Seroquel is an anti-psychotic drug that the psychiatrist used to medicate thousands of mentally ill residents in Chicago-area nursing homes. This Chicago psychiatrist has been accused in the past of overmedicating and neglecting nursing home residents.

To read more about the Chicago psychiatrist’s conflict of interest.