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Yearly Archives: 2019

Escalation Workshop 6pm-8pm October 21, 2019

Rachel, RCIS Community Educator, will be a panelist at this event hosted by the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office SVU and the One Love Foundation. Please join us for this screening in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

How can parents start a conversation about sexual misconduct by doctors?

After learning that an allergy doctor who practiced in Westminster lost his license because of alleged sexual misconduct toward teen patients, Janice Kispert, CEO of Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County (RCIS), said such cases should encourage parents to talk with their children.

Surender K. Vaswani, an allergist who worked in Westminster and Columbia, had his license revoked after an investigation by the Maryland Board of Physicians found he had displayed immoral and unprofessional conduct and sexual misconduct against three teenage patients. The doctor denied wrongdoing throughout the investigation and has appealed the case to the Circuit Court for Howard County, court records show.

Click here to read the entire article as featured in the Carroll County Times, on February 22, 2019.