1986: Larry Nassar joins USA Gymnastics as an athletic trainer for the national team a year after graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in kinesiology.
1993: Nassar completes his master’s program and is awarded an osteopathic medical degree from Michigan State University
1994: Nassar begins sexually abusing Jamie Dantzscher according to a 2016 lawsuit filed by the gymnast, who is the first member of a national team to publicly accuse Nassar. Dantzscher claims that the abuse lasted up until the Sydney Games in 2000, where the team won Bronze in the all-around event.
1996: Nassar is promoted by USA Gymnastics, and appointed to the role of national medical coordinator. In that capacity he travels to his first Olympic Games in Atlanta, where the women’s team wins Gold.
Nassar begins working at the newly opened Twistars USA Gymnastics Club thanks to his close relationship with owners John and Kathryn Geddert.
1997: In the wake of the Olympics, Nassar accepts two team physician positions, one at Holt High School and one at Michigan State.
A parent alerts John Geddert to Nassar’s questionable techniques according to a 2017 lawsuit, but Geddert does not alert authorities or any of Nassar’s employers to these concerns.
1998: Nassar begins to sexually abuse the daughter of a family friend by penetrating her vagina with his fingers every other week. This lasts for five years says the girl in court filings, beginning when she is just 6.
A student at Michigan State alerts trainers and coaches in the athletic department to questionable practices being carried out by Nassar, but no action is taken according to a court complaint.
2000: A second student reached out to members of the athletic department to voice their concern about Nassar but nothing is done according to a 2017 lawsuit.
Nassar travels to Sydney with the US Olympic team.
Nassar begins to sexually abuse Rachael Denhollander, who tells police that she was just 15 when the doctor began to molest her while claiming to be treating her lower back pain. Fifteen years later, she is the first woman to file a criminal complaint.
2004: One of Nassar’s victims, who he has now confessed to molesting, tells her parents that the doctor has been abusing her while she receives treatments. They do not report this to authorities.
Nassar travels to Athens with the national team for the Olympics.
Nassar receives images of child pornography online according to federal charging documents.
2008: Nassar attends the Beijing Olympics with the national team.
2010: Nassar begins treating two-time Olympian Aly Raisman, who reveals in her memoir Fierce that she was sexually abused by the doctor for the final five years of his career.
2011: Nassar gives McKayla Maroney a sleeping pill and she awakes to find herself being sexually assaulted by him in a Tokyo hotel rooms she claims in a public statement.
2012: Nassar sexually assaults Maroney while she is in London at the Olympic Games. Maroney says she was assaulted the night before the team wins Gold in the all around and the night before she won Silver on vault.
2014: Nassar is cleared of any wrongdoing by Michigan State after an investigation into claims that he sexually assaulted a woman while she received treatment.
Nassar announced on Facebook he will be stepping down as national medical coordinator but continue to work with the women’s team through the 2016 Rio Games.
2015: A conversation between Raisman and Maggie Nichols about Nassar’s techniques is overheard by a coach at the national training facility, who alerts USA Gymnastics.
Nassar suddenly announced his retirement from USA Gymnastics in a post on Facebook.
SEPTEMBER 2016: Michigan State fires Nassar one years after the first criminal complaint is filed against the doctor by Hollander.
OCTOBER 2016: Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette declares that his office will be looking into allegations made against Nassar and is working with Michigan State.
NOVEMBER 2016: Nassar is officially charged with three counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13 following the attorney general office’s initial investigation. He enters a plea of not guilty and is released after posting $1 million bail.
DECEMBER 2016: Nassar is indicted on federal charges after over 37,000 images and videos of child pornography are found on his hard drives. He is denied bond.
JANUARY 2017: Nassar, MSU, USA Gymnastics and Twistars Gymnastics club are sued by 18 victims who allege that they endured sexual assault, battery, molestation and harassment between 1996 and 2016 while nothing was done to help them despite other victims speaking out.
FEBRUARY 2017: Nassar is ordered to stand trial in Ingham County on the three charges filed by the district attorney’s office after a judge rules there is enough evidence to proceed in the case.
JUNE 2017: An Ingham County judge rules that there is also enough evidence for Nassar to stand trial on 12 criminal counts of first–degree sexual conduct.
JULY 2017: Nassar enters a guilty plea to three child pornography charges.
OCTOBER 2017: Maroney reveals she is one of Nassar’s victims.
NOVEMBER 2017: Raisman reveals she is one of Nassar’s victims. Nassar enters a guilty plea to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Ingham County Circuit Court.
DECEMBER 2017: Gabby Douglas reveals she is one of Nassar’s victims. Nassar is sentenced to 60 years in prison on federal charges, a sentence he is currently appealing.
JANUARY 2018: Simone Biles reveals she is one of Nassar’s victims.