glenwood resource center

'The Glenwood Experiments' Special Report Tuesday at Ten

The Glenwood Resource Center. What really happened? Why were Iowa’s most vulnerable patients a part of Iowa’s most outrageous experiments? Tuesday at 10:00 p.m., Channel 13 news digs deeper. Asking new questions. Sonya Heitshusen investigates. She’ll go inside the history of the former director and what lawmakers knew long before the federal investigation began. Watch […]

Glenwood Resource Center Superintendent Fired Amid Investigation into Alleged Human Experiments

GLENWOOD, Iowa — The superintendent of a state-run institution that treats intellectually and physically disabled Iowans has been fired amid an investigation into alleged human experiments at the facility. The Iowa Department of Human Services notified Jerry Rea on Monday of his immediate termination as superintendent of Glenwood Resource Center. “The action is being taken […]

DOJ Investigation Looking Into ‘Sexual Arousal’ Experiments on Glenwood Resource Center Residents

GLENWOOD, Iowa  —  The Glenwood and Woodward Resource Centers serve more than 300 intellectually and physically disabled people, including children.  The Department of Justice wants to know if the residents are receiving adequate care or being harmed. Governor Reynolds says the State is cooperating with the investigation and acknowledges mistakes have been made. “It is […]

Lawsuit: Taxpayer Money Used to Conduct 'Sexual Arousal' Experiments at Glenwood Resource Center

GLENWOOD, Iowa — Several former Glenwood Resource Center employees, including doctors and nurses, have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Human Services, former DHS Director Jerry Foxhoven, the former superintendent of Glenwood Jerry Rea and other Glenwood and state officials. Glenwood Resource Center is home to more than 200 intellectually and physically disabled people. […]

Governor Reynolds Tours Glenwood Facility at Center of Federal and State Investigations

GLENWOOD, Iowa  —  Governor Kim Reynolds paid her first visit to the Glenwood Resource Center on Wednesday for the first time since federal and state investigations into alleged experimentation on disabled residents were announced in December. The Department of Justice began investigating allegations of “uncontrolled” experimentation on residents at the center in November.  Those experiments […]

Iowa DPS Now Investigating Claims of Human Experimentation at Glenwood Resource Center

GLENWOOD, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Safety is now part of an investigation into claims that the residents of the Glenwood  Resource Center, which treats intellectually and physically disabled Iowans including children, were subject to human experiments. A spokesperson for the Iowa Department of Human Services issued a statement Tuesday about the inclusion […]

DHS Confirms DOJ Investigating ‘Sexual Arousal’ Studies on Glenwood Resource Center Residents

DES MOINES, Iowa — WHO-TV has confirmed the Department of Justice is looking into “harmful and uncontrolled human subject experiments”  and the investigation related to those experiments is focused on “optimal hydration” and “sexual arousal” studies, according to the Department of Human Services. Last month, the DOJ notified DHS and Governor Kim Reynolds that it […]

Insiders 1/5/20: Pete Buttigieg Doesn’t Measure Economic Success in the Stock Market; DHS Director Addresses Glenwood Resource Center Allegations

DES MOINES, Iowa — State and federal investigators are looking into whether Glenwood Resource Center’s former leader allowed residents to be subjected to experiments. The facility in western Iowa is supposed to be a place where Iowans with severe intellectual disabilities receive the care they need. Kelly Garcia, the new director of the Iowa Department […]