Indian Health Service Managers Protected a Pedophile in Their Midst. Now the U.S. Agency Is Protecting Them.
The IHS has attempted to hide the identities of some senior officials who failed to act on warnings that Stanley Patrick Weber, the subject of the 2019 documentary "Predator on the Reservation," was preying on Native American boys, according to an internal report reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
October 11, 2021
Indian Health Service Repeatedly ‘Did Nothing’ to Stop Pediatrician From Sexually Abusing Patients, Report Finds
Consultants single out supervisors who could have stopped an IHS pediatrician from preying on Native American boys.
October 5, 2021
The report documents the career of Stanley Weber, an IHS pediatrician who was convicted of sexually assaulting children at two agency hospitals and was the subject of a 2019 FRONTLINE documentary with The Wall Street Journal.
September 30, 2021
The report was commissioned after a WSJ-FRONTLINE investigation revealed the agency’s failure to protect patients from a pedophile doctor.
January 13, 2021
Broad Changes Still Needed Within U.S. Indian Health Service to Prevent More Abuse, Task Force Finds
The task force was formed to look into the Indian Health Service’s handling of sex-abuse cases and accusations.
July 23, 2020
Four Democrats press the head of HHS for full transparency in the matter of pedophile doctor.
March 4, 2020
The report focuses on the IHS’s failure to protect children from abuse during the nearly 30-year-career of pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber.
February 24, 2020
The U.S. Indian Health Service says it can’t disclose a report that identifies the officials responsible for mishandling a government pediatrician who abused Native American boys for decades, citing a law meant to protect medical reviews.
February 20, 2020
Charges against the South Dakota physician come amid numerous probes into the U.S. Indian Health Service's safety record.
February 13, 2020
Indian Health Service pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber abused patients in Montana and South Dakota between 1995 and 2011.
February 10, 2020
Alleged victims seek compensation from the U.S. government for failing to protect them from pediatrician Stanley Patrick Weber.
January 23, 2020
The U.S. agency is under pressure to improve care for the 2.6 million Native Americans it serves.
December 31, 2019