Summaries of Regents Actions
On Professional Misconduct and Discipline*
December 2000

Architecture - Certified Public Accountancy - Certified Social Work - Chiropractic - Dentistry - Nursing - Pharmacy - Psychology - Veterinary Medicine

Architecture

Roy Henry Hasbrouck, Albany, NY

Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 021610; Cal. No. 18758
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree.


Certified Public Accountancy

Jerome L. Schwartz, New York, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 036877; Cal. No. 19035
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also April 1996)
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Conspiracy and False Statements.

Robin Darren McCarthy, Garnerville, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 062947; Cal. No. 18645
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension until terminated as set forth in consent order application - upon termination of suspension, probation 2 years to commence if and when return to practice, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of the crimes Driving While Intoxicated, a felony; and Resisting Arrest and Attempted Assault in the Third Degree.

James Peter Napolitano, Hicksville, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 068222; Cal. No. 18755
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also March 2011)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, probation 2 years, $10,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of expressing an independent opinion on financial statements of an enterprise when he was not independent with respect to such enterprise.

David Michael, Bellmore, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. (Cert.) No. 022052; Cal. No. 19017
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of committing two errors during the course of an audit of financial statements.

Paul Adest, Staten Island, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 038293; Cal. No. 19018
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of committing two errors during the course of an audit of financial statements.

Michael, Adest & Blumenkrantz Certified Public Accountants, P.C., 370 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Cal. No. 19019
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year.
Summary: Respondent admitted to charge of committing two errors during the course of an audit of financial statements.


Certified Social Work

Arlene Dannenberg Flemming, Newburgh, NY

Profession: Certified Social Worker; Lic. No. 038447; Cal. No. 17386
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $5,000 fine, 100 hours of public service.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of borrowing money from a former client.


Chiropractic

Charles Alfred Fenton, Corinth, NY

Profession: Chiropractor; Lic. No. 007699; Cal. No. 18485
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of moral unfitness in the practice of chiropractic.

Dean John Etri, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Chiropractor; Lic. No. 005951; Cal. No. 18865
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Partial suspension in certain area until terminated as set forth in consent order application - upon termination of partial suspension, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine, 100 hours of public service.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of filing a statement with an insurance company as true when in fact it was not.


Dentistry

Janet Ray Young, Baldwinsville, NY

Profession: Dental Hygienist; Lic. No. 005788; Cal. No. 18694
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of Filing a False Instrument.

Mary Ann Panara, Fairport, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 044604; Cal. No. 18802
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to maintain accurate patient records.

Ellen Carol Lippa, Williamsville, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 045143; Cal. No. 18844
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to maintain accurate patient records and failing to review a patient's post-surgical x-rays prior to the patient leaving her dental office.


Nursing

Deanna Mary Frenyea, Plattsburgh, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 213982; Cal. No. 18806
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also June 1995 and March 1998 )
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of violating various terms of probation including not presenting the results of alcohol screenings and failure to perform public service.

Phyllis A. Cure, Clifton Park, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 184673, 454033; Cal. Nos. 18968, 18967
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of taking controlled substances for her own personal use and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Nancy A. Stobie, Rogue River, OR

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 382197; Cal. No. 19059
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of practicing the profession beyond its authorized scope.

John N. Kelly a/k/a John Noll Kelly, Utica and Ilion, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 243441; Cal. No. 18622
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also July 2003)
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, a misdemeanor.

Chantal L. Hylaris, East Meadow, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 170521, 458343; Cal. Nos. 18669, 18670
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine, pursue a certain course.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Patricia A. Colao, Bellmore, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 252134; Cal. No. 18690
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 3 year suspension, probation 5 years, pursue a certain course.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class E felony.

Maria Corazon C. Singh a/k/a Maria Singh a/k/a Maria C. Singh, Wesley Hill, NY.

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 413432; Cal. No. 18741
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 3 year suspension, probation 5 years, pursue a certain course.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class E felony.

Yadira Mercedes Solano, Bronx, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 401374; Cal. No. 17087
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 22 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months, $1,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of cutting a hole in an intravenous bag to cover up the fluid loss caused by an erroneous IV setting, falsely reporting the hole to her superiors as the reason for the fluid loss and failing to report the incident to the patient's physician.

Linda M. Napierkowski, Syracuse, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 101730, 266143; Cal. Nos. 17401, 17402
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of being asleep on duty on two occasions.

Lisa M. Kielbasa a/k/a Lisa M. Brooker, Amsterdam, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 188233, 437432; Cal. Nos. 17498, 17499
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $750 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of willfully verbally and physically abusing patients on one day.

Evelyn Louise Adkins, Freeport, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 394478; Cal. No. 17827
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to maintain records which accurately reflected the evaluation and treatment of patients.

Sebastian Gallitto, Baldwin, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 462813; Cal. No. 17876
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of committing medication and charting errors.

Diane M. Cobb, Johnson City, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 324274; Cal. No. 18036
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 month suspension, probation 1 year to commence if and when return to practice, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of taking Lasix for her own personal use and filing a false employment application.

Mindi Lynn Carpenter, Schenectady, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 242714; Cal. No. 18138
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also January 2010)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 month suspension, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of obtaining license to practice fraudulently.

Carol Lolita Turner, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 230231; Cal. No. 18408
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,500 fine, 100 hours of public service.
Summary: Licensee admitted to having been convicted of the crime Attempted Petit Larceny.

Nancy Marlene Marcus, Central Islip, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 232759, 460572; Cal. Nos. 18579, 18580
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, partial suspension in certain area until terminated as set forth in consent order application, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of administering the wrong medication and wrong dose of medication to two patients.

Maudeline Veronica Clarke, Mohegan Lake, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 465344; Cal. No. 18597
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also November 1997)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of recording a home visit on a patient's Progress Notes when there was no visit made.

Cindy Lyn Messina a/k/a Cindy Lyn Donadio, Valatie, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 365553; Cal. No. 18625
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of altering a Registration Certificate.

Karen E. Carpinello, Rensselaer, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 129672, 368428; Cal. Nos. 18684, 18685
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $750 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to maintain accurate patient records on two occasions.

Linda A. Widrig, Orchard Park, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 121132; Cal. No. 18687
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also December 1994)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Partial suspension in certain area until terminated as set forth in consent order application, probation 2 years, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of committing medication administration errors.

Penni Love a/k/a Penni Williams, Baldwin, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 345398; Cal. No. 18718
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 22 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor.

Nicole David, Rosedale, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 211254; Cal. No. 18720
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also April 1999)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 18 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of falsely indicating on her application for licensure as a registered professional nurse in the State of New York that she had received an Associate Nursing Degree.

Susan Jean Duell, Schenectady, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 194025; Cal. No. 18782
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of administering incorrect dosages of Roxanol to two patients and maintaining inadequate records.

Georgiana Kachura, Huntington, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 253578; Cal. No. 18792
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Making False Statements to an U.S. Government Agency.

Michael Lucrezio, Hauppague, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 465408; Cal. No. 18816
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $1,000 fine, probation 1 year.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of making medication and charting errors.

Kathryn Jane Sluszka, Seaford, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 202995, 416942; Cal. Nos. 18827, 18828
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also June 2002)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Driving While Ability was Impaired by Drugs.

Brenda J. Kelley, Syracuse, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 445369; Cal. No. 18834
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of administering Ketamine 500 mg. to a patient, pursuant to a physician's order for Ketamine 100 mg.

Lena P. Knibbs, Bronx, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 319852; Cal. No. 18835
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of failing to do a narcotics count on a daily basis and willfully making a false report by signing another nurse's name on a narcotic check record, falsely indicating that said nurse had performed the narcotics count with her.

Jean Dolores Murray a/k/a Jean Dolores Pingotti, Middletown, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 405096; Cal. No. 18855
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of administering drugs and failing to document the administration.

Ryann Elissa Sturdivant, Hudson, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 256827; Cal. No. 18856
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to administer medications to a patient and to assess the patient.

Sherry Remington Selleck, Potsdam, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 472932; Cal. No. 18878
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 3 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of engaging in conduct which evidences moral unfitness by diverting the non-controlled drug Nubain from a hospital's supply for her own use.

Linda J. Bennett Mechanicville, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 238538; Cal. No. 18893
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of maintaining inadequate records and failing to adequately monitor a patient.

Gwendolyn D. Kress, Hurley, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 500231; Cal. No. 18924
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to maintain an accurate patient record in that she failed to document an administration error of another nurse.


Pharmacy

Frances Ma Leung a/k/a Francine Leung a/k/a Frances Leung, Albion, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 034818; Cal. No. 18675
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation, $10,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Conspiracy in the Fourth Degree, a class E felony; Criminal Diversion of Prescription Medications and Prescriptions in the First Degree, a class C felony; Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, a class C felony; and Welfare Fraud in the Second Degree, a class C Felony.

Gus James Prodanovitch, Albany, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 024648; Cal. No. 18265
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to: maintain a patient profile on each patient; conduct a prospective drug review before each prescription was dispensed; maintain daily logs; complete Drug Enforcement Administration Forms to show the amount of drug products received and dates received; report the loss of some controlled drugs; and, additionally, licensee maintained a drug cabinet outside of the pharmacy which constitutes unlawfully delegating the duties of a pharmacist.

Jean Marie Joseph, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 029884; Cal. No. 18364
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of dispensing drugs without a prescription, selling misbranded drugs, and failing to place lot numbers on dispensed drugs.

Arnold Lubitz, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 028281; Cal. No. 18509
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of aiding and abetting an unlicensed person to dispense drugs and having expired drugs in the pharmacy stock.

Pepco Pharmacy, Inc. d/b/a Karson Pharmacy, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Reg. No. 019213; Cal. No. 18510
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, $3,500 fine.
Summary: Respondent admitted to charge of aiding and abetting an unlicensed person to dispense drugs and having expired drugs in the pharmacy stock.

Chihung Peng, Hollis Hills, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 041794; Cal. No. 18594
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of last 18 months of suspension stayed, probation for last 18 months.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of dispensing a prescription-required drug without a prescription.

Paula J. Decker, Ithaca, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 037631; Cal. No. 18734
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of dispensing a medication other than the one prescribed by the physician.

William C. LeRoy, Malone, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 025560; Cal. No. 18737
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $3,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having outdated misbranded drugs in stock and estimating the number of pills dispensed.

Kenneth H. Lee, New York, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 046459; Cal. No. 18808
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to provide adequate supervision of a pharmacy of which he was the supervising pharmacist in that an unlicensed person received an oral prescription from a prescriber, and failing to appropriately note his initials on a prescription and on the daily log for a drug which he dispensed.

Rite Aid of New York, Inc., P.O. Box 3165, Harrisburg, PA 17105

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 022660; Cal. No. 18809
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also December 1999)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $3,000 fine.
Summary: Respondent admitted to charge of permitting an unlicensed person to receive an oral prescription from a prescriber.

James Mitchell Sannes, Kenmore, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 032135; Cal. No. 18904
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of substituting, without authorization, a drug in the place of a drug specified in a prescription.

Nash Pharmacy, Inc., 47-07 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11361

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 023389; Cal. No. 18940
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $20,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of permitting an unlicensed person to dispense medication pursuant to prescriptions and being open for business when it was not under the immediate supervision and management of a licensed pharmacist.


Psychology

Barbara Rosen, Fort Worth, TX

Profession: Psychologist; Lic. No. 004092; Cal. No. 18962
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Health Care Fraud, a federal felony.

Vera Ann Olson, New York, NY

Profession: Psychologist; Lic. No. 010661; Cal. No. 17855
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000 (see also September 2002)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension until terminated as set forth in consent order application - upon termination of suspension, probation 5 years, $15,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to maintain proper boundaries with patients, revealing confidential information about patients, and failing to maintain accurate patient records.


Veterinary Medicine

William S. Gordon, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 003776; Cal. No. 18857
Regents Action Date: December 15, 2000
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to maintain a patient's record for at least three years.


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