Jury rejects child abuse charge triggered by former University of Wisconsin doctor


November 23rd, 2021

11 mins 25 secs

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About this Episode

Wisconsin Watch brings you a story exploring how a declaration of ‘obvious child abuse’ leveled at a child care provider by a former University of Wisconsin pediatrician fell apart after a five-day trial that centered on the controversial diagnosis of abusive head trauma. The story focuses on Dr. Barbara Knox, who left Wisconsin in 2019 under a cloud of controversy. It is part of our series "Flawed Forensics" and was originally published Nov. 13, 2021. Reporting by Dee J. Hall / Wisconsin Watch. Narration by Wesley Lethem.

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