Massachusetts Public Health Commissioner Resigns Amid Drug Lab Scandal

The lab’s director was fired and her supervisor resigned last week amid allegations that a chemist at the lab, identified as Annie Dookhan, mishandled drug samples by altering the weight of the drugs, not calibrating machines correctly, and manipulating samples so that they would test as drugs when they were not.
September 18, 2012

The lab’s director was fired and her supervisor resigned last week amid allegations that a chemist at the lab, identified as Annie Dookhan, mishandled drug samples by altering the weight of the drugs, not calibrating machines correctly, and manipulating samples so that they would test as drugs when they were not.

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