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  • DOPL Suspends Doctor’s Licenses after Officials Discover Child Porn on Computer
    by kcsg.com news
    Published - 09/09/13 - 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) - Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce announced today that the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) suspended David Ford Wilson’s physician licenses in an emergency hearing after authorities discovered hundreds of images depicting child pornography on Wilson’s work computer. Wilson was an osteopathic physician and was previously employed by Intermountain Healthcare as a child psychiatrist in Weber County until April 30, 2013. An Emergency Administrative Proceeding on August 27, 2013 included a special panel of 3 doctors who reviewed case evidence and issued an Emergency Order at the conclusion of the closed meeting.

    "David Wilson was treating vulnerable children all while viewing child pornography on his work computer. The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing felt his actions posed an immediate threat to public safety so swift action was necessary,” stated Francine A. Giani.

    Under the Order terms, David F. Wilson was ordered to Cease and Desist practicing medicine and administering or prescribing controlled substances to patients. The Order also sets forth that Wilson may request a formal hearing before the Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon’s Licensing Board to respond to the suspension. David F. Wilson had been licensed to practice as an Osteopathic Physician in Utah since August 9, 2011.

    On Friday September 6th 2013 David F. Wilson was taken into custody by a Weber County Sheriff’s Office Detective assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force assisted by the FBI. Wilson was booked into the Weber County jail on Fifteen (15) counts of sexual exploitation of a child (Possession/ viewing child pornography).

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