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Incident 7806 - Resolved

Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Medicine and Health Sciences
Specific Discipline: Medicine
Outcome Year: 2005
Outcome Category: Criminal Plea / Conviction; Resigned; Monetary Settlement / Award; Other
Quote: "The victim, who was a 23-year-old woman about to enter Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine at the time of the assault, testified at the sentencing."

"Former Neurosurgery professor Tracy McIntosh was sentenced to 3 1/2 to seven years in prison yesterday for the 2002 sexual assault"

"The victim reached confidential settlements in civil suits against both McIntosh and Penn in January 2007."

"As part of a civil suit she filed against Penn, she unearthed reports that showed that numerous other women in McIntosh's research laboratory had complained about his sexual advances. Their complaints led to an intervention with him in November 2002, two months after the assault.

The civil suit, which also named McIntosh and several university officials as defendants, was settled confidentially. The victim charged in the suit that she pursued criminal charges after the university failed to act on an internal complaint.

Penn forced McIntosh, head of its Head Injury Research Center, to resign after his no-contest plea."

Additional Source: Ex-professor in sex case can go to Italy: A judge let Tracy McIntosh take a job for 6 months. Prosecutors were furious
Jennifer Lin and Joseph A. Slobodzian. Knight Ridder Tribune Business News; Washington [Washington]21 Jan 2006: 1.
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