Professor Whose Article Was Retracted Resigns From Harvard Medical School

“A Harvard Medical School professor who was accused of plagiarizing a substantial portion of a published article has resigned, The Harvard Crimson reported. The professor, Lee S. Simon, was only peripherally involved with the university, sources told the newspaper, though he maintained his title at the medical school and one of its affiliated hospitals. The biomedical journal Best Practices & Research: Clinical Rheumatology retracted his article last year after a computer-based text-searching tool found similarities between his study and an earlier one by another scientist …” (more)

[Charles Huckabee, Chronicle of Higher Education, 15 March]

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