- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 2, 2019

A Cleveland medical center employee who once tweeted she would purposely give Jewish patients the wrong medications is no longer employed there, the clinic has confirmed.

“Cleveland Clinic was recently made aware of comments posted to social media by a former employee,” the hospital said in a statement Monday. “In no way do these beliefs reflect those of our organization. We fully embrace diversity, inclusion and a culture of safety and respect across our entire health system.”

The employee was identified as Lara Kollab by the Canary Mission, a website that tracks anti-Semitic comments online. She worked as a supervised resident at Cleveland Clinic from July to September and was no longer an employee there, the hospital said.

According to Canary Mission, Ms. Kollab repeatedly tweeted anti-Semitic slurs, trivialized the Holocaust and referred to Jews as dogs.

“Hahha ewww.. ill purposely give all the yahood [Jews] the wrong meds,” she wrote in a now-deleted 2012 tweet, Canary Mission reported.



“After this debate, I have to watch a movie on the holocaust and write a paper on it,” she reportedly wrote, also in 2012. “I am going to be brutally unsympathetic. #sorrynotsorry”

“I don’t mean to sound insensitive but I have a REALLY hard time feeling bad about Holocaust seeing as the ppl who were in it now kill my ppl,” she added later, according to Canary Mission.

Ms. Kollab has been working with a training certificate issued in July 2018, state records show. The certificate is valid as long as the individual is actively part of the program which was indicated on the training certificate application by the supervising entity, the State Medical Board of Ohio told Fox News.

“It is the Mission of the State Medical Board of Ohio to protect the health and safety of all Ohioans,” said Tessie Pollock, the board’s director of communications. “Malicious acts and attitudes toward any population go against the Medical Practices Act and are denounced by the board.”

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