Woman posing as physician administered physicals at Philadelphia high school


The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is investigating V. Renita Bey, a woman who posed as a physician in a Philadelphia public school and gave students physicals, according to a report from Philly.com.

Ms. Bey evaluated student athletes in June, charging $20 per physical, according to the report. However, the school district was unaware she did not have valid medical credentials until December.

"Once this fraud was discovered we took immediate action and contacted parents," Philadelphia School District spokesman H. Lee Whack said, according to the report. "We reported to the District Attorney, the Inspector General's Office and the Pennsylvania Department of State's Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation."

The school district still does not know how students were referred to Ms. Bey or if the physicals were administered on school property or at local clinics, according to the report. Students who received fraudulent physicals were given proper physicals by Philadelphia-based Temple University Athletic Training Program, according to the report.

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