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Doctor’s harassment case against KMC dismissed
Bakersfield Californian

A sexual harassment lawsuit filed against the County of Kern and Kern Medical Center by a KMC resident doctor in February 2008 has been all but completely dismissed by a Kern County Superior Court judge after the doctor split with her attorney, failed to follow court orders and stopped showing up in court.

Dr. Nicole Sharkey alleged, in 2007, that Drs. George Alkhouri and Joseph Mansour made “unwanted sexual advances and propositions,” touched her inappropriately and insulted her appearance and sexual history, her complaint against the county stated.