Summaries of Regents Actions
on Professional Misconduct and Discipline

March 2020

Terms under which this information is provided.



- Architecture - Dentistry - Engineering and Land Surveying - Massage Therapy - Nursing - Pharmacy - Physical Therapy - Podiatry - Psychology - Social Work - Veterinary Medicine -


Architecture

Edward C. Hicks; Flushing, NY
Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 016413; Cal. No. 31544
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020 (See also September 2018)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $6,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of submitting seven professionally certified applications to the New York City Department of Buildings that resulted in audit failures and submitting three professionally certified applications to the New York City Department of Buildings that failed audits resulting in revocation of each of the three permits within a period of six months.

 

Dentistry

Velma Marie Barclay; Rochester, NY
Profession: Dental Hygienist; Lic. No. 019154; Cal. No. 31601
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of two counts of Driving While Intoxicated.

Christopher Michael Kacalski; Lancaster, NY
Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 046471; Cal. No. 31058
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.

 

Engineering and Land Surveying

Bobbi Claudette Trudel; Gloversville, NY
Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 085168; Cal. No. 31564
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated and Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree.

 

Massage Therapy

Zhengwen Xuan; Flushing, NY
Profession: Massage Therapist; Lic. No. 023882; Cal. No. 31600
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 delegating professional responsibilities to unlicensed persons.

 

Nursing

Scarlet Fortun Alfonso a/k/a Maria Alfonso; Marlboro, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 524335; Cal. No. 31571
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 months actual suspension, 22 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of refusing to accept a legitimate assignment of caring for a patient, despite accommodation, by leaving the hospital where employed as a registered nurse in the State of New Jersey.

Aubri Lynn Armistead; Cumming, GA
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 503288; Cal. No. 31612
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of stealing controlled substances in the State of Georgia.

Anthony H. Baptiste a/k/a Anthony Baptiste; Central Islip, NY; Dannemora, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 308822; Cal. No. 30891
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation, $10,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of 2 counts of Conspiracy in the 2nd Degree, 3 counts of Criminal Sale Of A Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, 1 count of Criminal Sale Of A Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree, 1count of Criminal Possession Of A Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree, 1count of Operating As A Major Trafficker and 2 counts of Criminal Sale Of A Controlled Substance in the 2nd Degree.

John Michael Cacciotti; Auburn, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 318291; Cal. No. 30491
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Indefinite actual suspension until substance-abuse free and fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of one count of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Jessica Marie Caramazza; Palmyra, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 300767; Cal. No. 31588
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of moral unfitness in the practice and with having been convicted of Petit Larceny.

Courtney L. Dove; Syracuse, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 302547; Cal. No. 31565
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated.

Melinda Ann Ellison a/k/a Melinda Ann Burns; Elmira, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 648573; Cal. No. 31125
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020 (See also September 2016)
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 failure to maintain accurate records.

Stacey Marie Hazzard; Nelliston, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 273803; Cal. No. 31536
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having administered a dose of medication in an amount greater than prescribed by a physician's order.

Crystal L. Henhawk; North Collins, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 308967; Cal. No. 31293
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 Petit Larceny, Welfare Fraud in the 5th Degree and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 2nd Degree.

Summer Skyy Holloway; North Chesterfield, VA
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 256384; Cal. No. 31411
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension, 18 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of kissing and entering into a romantic relationship with a patient who was an inmate, in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Tashona Laurice Jamison; Troy, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 268988; Cal. No. 31534
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of altering a medical prescription for an air conditioner.

Geraldine E. King; Baldwin, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 545381; Cal. No. 31683
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 Introducing Contraband Into a Prison in the 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor; and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Carlo S. Liggio; Staten Island, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry); Lic. No. 282244, Cert. No. 401032; Cal. Nos. 31039, 31040
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of sending e-mails to a client with inappropriate content.

Seldora Jean Miller; Schenectady, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 264600; Cal. No. 30816
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension of at least 1 month and until fit to practice; upon return to practice, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.

David Joseph Mirabile; Schenectady, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 244690, 565781; Cal. Nos. 31554, 31555
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 having been convicted of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated.

Shatondra Jymisa Pell; Douglasville, GA
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 311545; Cal. No. 31308
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to record insulin levels properly.

Kristina Marie Perry; Rochester, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 704584; Cal. No. 31543
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of accessing two patients' health records without medical necessity or patients' authorization.

Shannon N. Richman; Ontario, NY; Rochester, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 282790; Cal. No. 30422
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Indefinite suspension until alcohol-abuse free and fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Kimberly A. Schultz; Licensed Bloomfield, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 212320; Cal. No. 31531
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having failed to document the administration and/or waste of controlled substances; and having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated.

Shaqueta Yashonda Starling; Rochester, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 320437; Cal. No. 31422
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 and documentation errors.

Julene Denise Walker; St. Albans, NY
Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner (Family Health); Lic. No. 522509, Cert. No. 335495; Cal. Nos. 31328, 31329
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of having been convicted of Criminal Facilitation in the 4th Degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Susan E. Weber; Lindley, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 263946, 553420; Cal. Nos. 31545, 31546;
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation , $1,000 fine, Order to supersede Deputy Commissioner Order Nos. 30168 and 30169.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charges of documentation error involving Coumadin and a violation of probation.

Loretta L. Yaddow; Whitesboro, NY
Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 291012, 644764; Cal. Nos. 31481, 31482
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree.

 

Pharmacy

Gretchen Mary Kelly; Rochester, NY
Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 056500; Cal. No. 31603
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 having been convicted of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree.

Wanas A. Khalil; Whitestone, NY
Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 048122; Cal. No. 31532
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020 (See also April 2019)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of, on two occasions, filing a form that contained incorrect information.

Daniel P. Sweet; Otisville, NY
Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 033093; Cal. No. 30127
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of one count of Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering.

 

Physical Therapy

Jack W. Wong; Humble, TX
Profession: Physical Therapist; Lic. No. 036755; Cal. No. 31455
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 11 months stayed suspension. Upon return to practice in the State of New York, 1 year probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been been found guilty professional misconduct in the State of Texas.

 

Podiatry

Ding Cheng Yang; Staten Island, NY
Profession: Podiatrist; Lic. No. 006265; Cal. No. 31496
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 failing to maintain accurate patients’ records.

 

Psychology

Paul Marcus; Great Neck, NY
Profession: Psychologist; Lic. No. 007623; Cal. No. 31505
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, 1 year probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest to the charge of willful verbal abuse.

 

Social Work

Christine Lynn Lemp; Schenectady, NY
Profession: Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. No. 081484; Cal. No. 31558
Regents Action Date: March 3, 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 Petit Larceny.

Mark Marshall; Schroon Lake, NY
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. Nos. 084456, 081099; Cal. Nos. 31387, 31386
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension of at least 1 month and until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of violating patient boundaries and documentation.

William Irvin Oakes III; Morrisville, NC
Profession: Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. Nos. 068891, 074574; Cal. Nos. 31645, 31646
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension. Upon return to practice in the State of New York, 2 years probation, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of having been convicted in North Carolina of Obstructing Justice.

Lisa Anne Winters a/k/a Lisa Winters; New York, NY
Profession: Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Lic. No. 041944; Cal. No. 29794
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of one count of Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree, a class C felony, and one count of Forgery in the 2nd Degree, a class D felony.

 

Veterinary Medicine

Frank Borzio; Staten Island, NY
Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 003368; Cal. No. 31584
Regents Action Date: March 3, 2020
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of making an inappropriate assessment of a dog, poor post operative care of the dog, and failing to maintain adequate patient records.

 

 

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Last Updated: April 13, 2020