Summaries of Regents Actions
on Professional Misconduct and Discipline

December 2020

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- Landscape Architecture - Massage Therapy - Nursing - Pharmacy - Public Accountancy - Social Work - Veterinary Medicine -


Landscape Architecture

Thomas Michael Harten; Fort Salonga, NY
Profession: Landscape Architect; Lic. No. 002108; Cal. No. 31824
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of willfully failing to comply with the mandatory continuing education requirements to be registered to practice as a landscape architect.

 

Massage Therapy

John Robert McEnerney; Wynantskill, NY
Profession: Massage Therapist; Lic. No. 026134; Cal. No. 31699
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Attempted Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 2nd Degree.

 

Nursing

Amanda Marie Bishop; Alpine, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 285441; Cal. No. 31944
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until mentally and physically fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of practicing the profession with moral unfitness.

Tosha Medlin Briles; High Point, NC
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 585941; Cal. No. 32242
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of delegating nursing responsibilities to an unlicensed staff member in the State of North Carolina.

Hayley A. Corrow a/k/a Hayley A. Rugar; Plattsburgh, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 276390; Cal. No. 31992
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 1 year probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree.

Camille Deseray Cosme; Newburgh, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 301543; Cal. No. 31858
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of conduct in the profession which evidences moral unfitness.

Bridgette D. Crawford; Buffalo, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 259703, 508940; Cal. Nos. 31873, 31828
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of violating section 2803-d of the New York State Public Health Law.

Crystal Lynn Culbert a/k/a Crystal Emerson; Wellsville, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 277487, 595123; Cal. Nos. 31955, 31956
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020 (See also December 2016)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 3 months and until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of violating a term of probation imposed by the Board of Regents.

Heather Carol Delamater; Schenectady, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 300970; Cal. No. 31630
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of medication administration errors.

Tialmaa Drake; Albany, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 327021; Cal. No. 31975
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration errors.

June H. Duignan; Rochester, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 294708; Cal. No. 31991
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree.

Kelly Lisa Edwards; Bloomingburg, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (Adult Health); Lic. Nos. 253491, 532602, Cert. No. 306511; Cal. Nos. 32000, 32001, 32002
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of signing and filing false medical leave documents for a patient.

Aimee Patricia Frawley Hoppins a/k/a Aimee Frawley-Hoppins; Manlius, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 528885; Cal. No. 31990
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Welfare Fraud in the 5th Degree and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 2nd Degree.

Margaret Rose Goldbar a/k/a Margaret Goldbar-Bullis; Walton, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 269273, 648459; Cal. Nos. 31911, 31912
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charges of having been convicted of Issuing a Bad Check and improperly wasting medication.

Christine Marie Harsch; Buffalo, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 696287; Cal. No. 31677
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Falsifying Business Records in the 2nd Degree.

Julie A. Johnston; North East, PA
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 312060; Cal. No. 31368
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to use a properly sized sling when moving a patient in a Hoyer Lift.

Latisha A. Maxwell a/k/a Latisha A. Reynolds; Amherst, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 280660; Cal. No. 30937
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Indefinite stayed suspension for at least 1 year and until mentally fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of three counts of Kidnapping in the 2nd Degree, all class B felonies; and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, a class C felony.

Theresa Anne Michon; Troy, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 279414; Cal. No. 32019
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of medication administration errors.

Pamela J. Miner; Macedon, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 559552; Cal. No. 32013
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.

Jo-Ann Jennifer Quant; Schenectady, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 279491; Cal. No. 31973
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny.


Pharmacy

Mery Frances Gooden; Bronx, NY
Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 054579; Cal. No. 31863
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree, a class E felony.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree, a class E felony.

 

Public Accountancy

Andrew N. La Vigne; Lansing, NY
Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 048454; Cal. No. 31965
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Fraudulent Concealment of Property, Mail Fraud, and Money Laundering.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Fraudulent Concealment of Property, Mail Fraud, and Money Laundering.

Robert J. Riscica; Port Washington, NY
Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 038898; Cal. No. 28903
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 months actual suspension, 19 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, an unclassified misdemeanor; and Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor.


Social Work

Matthew D. Israelson; Bellerose, NY
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker; Lic. No. 016708; Cal. No. 32247
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted of Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon, a class E felony; and failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a New York State registration renewal form.

Margaret Charlene Patterson; Washingtonville, NY
Profession: Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. No. 039795; Cal. No. 32256
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Attempted Unauthorized Practice, a misdemeanor.

Jessica Lauren Schindewolf; Jersey City, NJ
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. Nos. 075285, 078211; Cal. Nos. 31880, 31881
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years actual suspension, upon return to practice in New York State, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of moral unfitness to practice.

 

Veterinary Medicine

J. Joseph John Bache; Forestville, NY
Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 009798; Cal. No. 32042
Regents Action Date: December 14, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $1,000 fine.

Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of using an inappropriate closure technique on a spay incision and failure to maintain accurate documentation.

 

 

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Last Updated: January 22, 2021