June 23, 2021

Manchin Statement On Clarksburg VAMC Physician Guilty Plea

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, released the following statement on former Clarksburg VAMC physician, Dr. Kenneth Ramdat, who pled guilty to two counts of assault.

“Today’s guilty plea by a former Clarksburg VAMC physician is a step in the right direction to giving the women affected by his horrific actions the justice they deserve. The systemic negligence at the Clarksburg VAMC must be addressed and dealt with. Accountability begins at the top, and I am committed to working with VA Secretary McDonough and as a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to ensure that these serious issues are addressed.”