Summaries of Regents Actions
On Professional Misconduct and Discipline*
November 2001

Certified Public Accountancy - Certified Social Work - Dentistry - Massage Therapy - Nursing - Pharmacy - Podiatry - Professional Engineering and Land Surveying - Psychology - Respiratory Therapy

Certified Public Accountancy

Marvin E. Basson, Redding, CT

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. (Cert.) No. 018276; Cal. No. 19608
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license (certificate) granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud, and Conspiracy to Obstruct SEC Proceedings.

Arthur John Ferro, Valley Stream, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 030103; Cal. No. 19601
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud, Conspiracy to Obstruct SEC Proceedings and False Statements.

Michael Louis Gargiulo, Babylon, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. (Cert.) No. 024782; Cal. No. 19673
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license (certificate) granted.
Summary: Licensee cannot successfully defend against the charge of failing to discover, in several different audits of the financial statements of a governmental entity, that a part of said entity was not presented as a discrete unit on the face of the balance sheet of said entity as required by governmental auditing standards.


Certified Social Work

James L. Doyle, Ogdensburg, NY

Profession: Certified Social Worker; Lic. No. 033982; Cal. No. 19284
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension for no less than 36 months and until terminated as set forth in consent order application - upon termination of suspension, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of moral unfitness in the practice of social work.

James A. Garrett, Averill Park, NY

Profession: Certified Social Worker; Lic. No. 020876; Cal. No. 17669
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Criminal Facilitation in the Fourth Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor.

Mable Walters Norman, New Rochelle, NY

Profession: Certified Social Worker; Lic. No. 029590; Cal. No. 19267
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $2,500 fine, 100 hours of public service.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny.


Dentistry

Allan Kaye, Staten Island, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 038974; Cal. No. 19172
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to maintain a record that accurately reflects the evaluation and treatment of a patient.

Vladimir Kurinets, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 046523; Cal. No. 19258
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree.

Daniel Rabinowitz, New York, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 028679; Cal. No. 19358
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing on two separate occasions to diagnose or treat caries in a patient's tooth.

Brian E. Weiss, New York, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 033386; Cal. No. 18011
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also November 2009)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $2,000 fine, probation 1 year.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to treat two separate areas of pathology and failing to maintain an accurate patient record.

Robert Paul Yavel, Jamaica, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 023017; Cal. No. 19424
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also February 2000)
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of treating a patient while his license was suspended.


Massage Therapy

Paula C. Liguori, Niagara Falls, NY

Profession: Massage Therapy; Lic. No. 002052; Cal. No. 19213
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also December 1998)
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 violating a term of probation in failing to submit alcohol-screening reports.


Nursing

Elizabeth Barratt, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 449279; Cal. No. 18137
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also December 2003)
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 upon return to practice, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of leaving her patients unattended by failing to return to her employment after lunch in a timely manner and submitting fraudulent documents during the course of the Office of Professional Discipline's investigation.

Stephen M. Breheny, Valatie, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 248147; Cal. No.19437
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 month suspension, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to document the consequences of a patient's refusal to cooperate and by failing to assess the skin condition of another patient.

Jennifer Daponte, Holtsville, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 237552, 507312; Cal. Nos. 19493, 19494
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
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 conduct in the profession which evidences moral unfitness, to wit: signing medication out for a patient and then administering it to herself.

Starr Denise Davis, Morrisonville, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 243368; Cal. No. 19196
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Second Degree.

Deborah Ann Gidley a/k/a Deborah Ann Okonieuski, Poughquag, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 364188; Cal. No. 18432
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 12 month suspension, execution of last 6 months of suspension stayed, probation 1 year.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of arranging to shut the power off at the Renal Dialysis Center where she was manager.

Jacqueline Jacques, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 242470; Cal. No. 18336
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also April 1999)
Action: Annulment of licensed practical nurse license.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of falsely indicating on her application for licensure as a licensed practical nurse in the State of New York that she had received her basic nursing education during three years of study, from 1979-82 at Ecole Nationale d'Inifirmieres de Port-au-Prince, Haiti, receiving a diploma from said school.

Marie Jean-Gilles, Springfield Gardens, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 223317; Cal. No. 18884
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution stayed, probation 2 years, fine $2,500.
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.

Cherie Francise Karp, Great River, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 359107; Cal. No. 19666
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of signing out on a narcotic control sheet that she had administered controlled substances when she had not.

Marie Sauvenia Loubeau-Francois, Rosedale, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 221692; Cal. No. 19459
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution stayed, probation 2 years, fine $2,500.
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.

Diana Makowsky, West Babylon, NY and North Babylon, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 194559; Cal. No. 18926
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Pamela J. Mann, Westbury, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 256701; Cal. No. 19477
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
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 submitting treatment records and receiving payment for home visits not made.

Deborah Ann Marlowe, Fulton, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 215143; Cal. No. 19311
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of administering medications before the ordered time of administration and documenting the administration of medications at a time other than when the medication was actually administered.

Madeleine Therese McPherson, Rochester, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 229187, 483053; Cal. Nos. 19508, 19509
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also December 2001)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension for a minimum period of six months and until terminated as set forth in consent order application - upon termination of suspension, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of diverting the narcotics Morphine and/or Dilaudid for her own use by making fraudulent entries in a Diebold machine using patient identification numbers for the withdrawals. In several cases there was no physician order for administration of the narcotics.

Diane L. Medema, Glen Easton, WV

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 156154; Cal. No. 18462
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 year suspension, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny and Grand Larceny.

Jack Moore, Queens Village, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 258831; Cal. No. 19141
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on his application for licensure.

Sandra P. Morin a/k/a Sandra P. Nesbitt, Hawthorne, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 101749; Cal. No. 18060
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Issuing a Bad Check, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree.

Richard U. Nwagwu, Adelanto, CA

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 250910; Cal. No. 17856
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 12 month suspension, probation 2 years, $2,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of failing to adhere to established Cardiac Care Unit protocols, which constituted unacceptable and potentially dangerous deviations form the standard of care and professionalism of a registered professional nurse licensed in New York, and failing to maintain accurate record of the evaluation and treatment of the patient's under his care.

Robert Paletta, Lindenhurst, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 240476; Cal. No. 17359
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charges of diverting drugs for his own use, and making medication administration errors.

David Joseph Perillo

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 360959; Cal. No. 19482
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated and Assault.

Gilda Remy, Far Rockaway, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 186608; Cal. No. 18796
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution stayed, probation 2 years, fine $2,500.
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.

Deseree Roberts-Omogiate, Amityville, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 245026; Cal. No. 18479
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
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 failing to record the administration of medications to patients on said patients' medication administration records.

Mahesh Mandprasad Singla, Parlin, NJ

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 229837; Cal. No. 18875
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Annulment of licensed practical nurse license.
Summary: In or about August 1992, licensee admitted to charge of indicating on his Application for Licensure and First Registration that he submitted or caused to be submitted to the New York State Education Department Division of Professional Licensing Services that he had attended the Shri G.H. Patel School of Nursing and further that he had another person take the licensing examination for him.

Daniel Sperber, Walton, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 243964; Cal. No. 19056
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also April 1998)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to properly administer physician-ordered medications to two patients.

Joseph Ricky St. Denis, Chester, VA

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 226949, 477387; Cal. Nos. 19521, 19522
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of committing documentation and transcription errors and failing to perform complete nursing assessments.

Patricia A. Steen, Wynantskill, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner; R.N. Lic. No. 278989, N.P. Cert. No. 300446; Cal. Nos. 19490, 19393
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license and certificate granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of self-medicating with Ultram, a narcotic drug.

Viktor Sykora, Coxsackie, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 229931, 456982; Cal. Nos. 19427, 19428
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Sodomy in the First Degree, Sodomy in the Second Degree and three counts of Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance, all offenses being a felony.

Kathleen Burke Treiber, Voorheesville, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 142886, 382424; Cal. Nos. 19677, 19678
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender licenses granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of conduct evidencing moral unfitness to practice nursing.

Barbara Anne Vitale, Bayside, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 296241; Cal. No. 17597
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of appearing at work smelling of alcohol and being in an intoxicated condition, having been convicted on four occasions of Driving While Intoxicated, and lying on her re-registration application.

Deborah R. Wilson, Rochester, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 157287, 346833; Cal. Nos. 19330, 19331
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
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 charge of forging prescriptions for her own use.

Tracie Lee Winters, North Bangor, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 254266; Cal. No. 19212
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
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 completing patient input and output worksheets prior to the start of her shift, and failing to maintain an accurate record for each patient.


Pharmacy

27 Broadway Drugs, Inc. d/b/a Suba Pharmaceutical, 2721 Broadway, New York, NY 10025

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 019014; Cal. No. 18757
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $2,000 fine.
Summary: Respondent was found guilty of willfully failing to display the list of drugs with their current selling price; holding for sale thirteen (13) outdated drugs; dispensing generic drugs without identifying the name of the manufacturer on the prescriptions or on the labels; and failing to keep the pharmacy in a clean and orderly manner, in that the drug stock was coated in dust.

Aftab Ahmed, Valley Stream, NY

Profession: Pharmacist, Lic. No. 031444; Cal. No. 19192
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $4,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to provide adequate supervision of a pharmacy in that it remained open and an unlicensed person dispensed drugs when said pharmacy was not under immediate supervision and management of a licensed pharmacist.

Saeed Ahmed, Massapequa, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 030066; Cal. No. 19492
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $750 fine, probation 1 year.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charges of refilling a prescription for a compound and leaving out an ingredient, and filling a prescription incorrectly by dispensing a drug other than what had been prescribed.

Thomas P. Browne, Pound Ridge, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 029097; Cal. No. 18970
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also April 2000)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension of not less than 3 months and until terminated as set forth in consent order application - upon termination of suspension, probation 3 years, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated and admitted to charge of willfully making false reports by failing to disclose the aforesaid criminal convictions on his applications to register to practice as a pharmacist in the State of New York.

Albert L. Didonna, Hurley, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 025469; Cal. No. 19350
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of failing to retain pharmacy records for controlled substances.

Eckerd Corporation #5907, Stone Ridge, NY

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 024084; Cal. No. 19359
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $3,000 fine.
Summary: Respondent did not contest charge of failing to have pharmacists retain pharmacy records for controlled substances, holding drugs for sale that were adulterated or misbranded, allowing pharmacists to dispense drugs pursuant to invalid prescriptions, and dispensing a drug with wrong directions for use.

Thomas Farkas, New York, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 035919; Cal. No. 19365
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also July 1997 and February 2011)

Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Revocation, execution of revocation stayed, probation 3 years, $3,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of violations of pharmacy rules and regulations found during an inspection.

Lynne Giammarinaro, Westbury, NY

Profession: Pharmacist, Lic. No. 033502; Cal. No. 19607
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
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 upon return to practice.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of willfully filing a false form, to wit, indicating on her re-registration that she had completed continuing education, when, she had not.

Frank Ingrao, Poughkeepsie, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 023512; Cal. No. 18996
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also July 2002)BR>Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having been convicted in 1992 of Reckless Driving, an unclassified misdemeanor and in 1999 of Reckless Driving, an unclassified misdemeanor.

David B. Lettman, Williamsville, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 027504; Cal. No. 19234
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to properly supervise an unlicensed staff person.

Johanna Staray, Stone Ridge, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 037698; Cal. No. 19357
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to have pharmacists retain pharmacy records for controlled substances, holding drugs for sale that were adulterated or misbranded, allowing pharmacists to dispense drugs pursuant to invalid prescriptions, and dispensing a drug with wrong directions for use.

Bashir Ahmed Suba, Chestnut Ridge, NY

58; Cal. No. 18756
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also April 1997)
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 3 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 3 years, $4,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of willfully failing to display the list of drugs with their current selling price; holding for sale thirteen (13) outdated drugs; dispensing generic drugs without identifying the name of the manufacturer on the prescriptions or on the labels; and failing to keep the pharmacy in a clean and orderly manner, in that the drug stock was coated in dust.

Zanergot Pharmacy, Inc., 650 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 019931; Cal. No. 19366
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001 (see also July 1997)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $4,000 fine, probation 2 years.
Summary: Respondent admitted to charge of violations of pharmacy rules and regulations found during an inspection.


Podiatry

David Joseph Perillo

Profession: Podiatry; Lic. No. 004986; Cal. No. 19482
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated and Assault.


Professional Engineering and Land Surveying

Walter Casper, III

Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 064629; Cal. No. 19586
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of having been convicted of Murder in the Second Degree.

Chung-Ching Jen, Parsippany, NJ

Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 062453; Cal. No. 19397
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
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 wrongfully signing and affixing his professional seal to partially blank duplicate construction applications when he knew that said applications would be completed and filed by others.


Psychology

Joseph J. Neufeld, Schenectady, NY

Profession: Psychology; Lic. No. 003305; Cal. No. 19625
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee did not contest charge of failing to take required continuing education courses.


Respiratory Therapy

Gregory Shulimovich, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Respiratory Therapy Technician; Lic. No. 000085; Cal. No. 19010
Regents Action Date: November 9, 2001
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of recording false information in a patient's record.


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Last Updated: March 29, 2011