licensing boards

Addictions counselor accused of having sex with client

BY: - July 22, 2021

The Iowa Board of Social Work has accused an Iowa-licensed social worker of sending videos and texts of a sexual nature to a client. The board alleges Kristal Lake of Kimballton sent sexually explicit text messages, photos and videos to a client. She is charged by the board with making suggestive, lewd, lascivious or improper […]

After Minnesota medical board acts, Iowa files charges against surgeon

BY: - March 24, 2021

The Iowa Board of Medicine has filed a statement of charges against a Belmond surgeon accused in another state of dangerous prescribing practices. The Iowa board has not publicly disclosed any patient-care allegations against Dr. Dennis E. Colby, a 66-year-old physician and surgeon who has practiced at the Belmond Medical Center. The board is alleging […]

Iowa-licensed doctor issued a warning after serving time on felony drug charge

BY: - March 10, 2021

Almost three years after a former Ottumwa physician was charged with felony narcotics distribution, the Iowa Board of Medicine has sanctioned the doctor with a warning. In June 2018, Dr. Troy E. Adolfson, an Iowa-licensed physician who formerly practiced radiation oncology in Ottumwa, was charged with felony distribution of a controlled substance. As part of […]

Iowa grants license to psychiatrist with history of disciplinary actions

BY: - February 18, 2020

The Iowa Board of Medicine has granted a medical license to a psychiatrist accused of repeatedly violating standards of care in another state. The board has granted a license to Patrick Kin-Lee Chau, a 67-year-old physician who practices psychiatry in the state of Washington. At the same time, the Iowa board has issued Chau a […]