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A physician with a history of sexual misconduct has had his medical license suspended after failing a polygraph test. Dr. Peter Ulbrich was ordered to undergo a polygraph after being accused of inappropriate touching and comments by a patient last year. When Dr. Ulbrich failed the test, he subsequently admitted to several infractions, after which the Georgia Composite Medical Board opted to discipline him with suspension.
Full story by Carrie Teegardin via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution