Summaries of Regents Actions
On Professional Misconduct and Discipline*
November 2004

Acupuncture - Architecture - Dentistry - Engineering and Land Surveying -Massage Therapy - Nursing - Pharmacy - Physical Therapy - Public Accountancy - Social Work - Veterinary Medicine

Acupuncture

Henry Buck,New York, NY

Profession: Acupuncturist; Lic. No. 000273; Cal. No. 21457
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been convicted of Aggravated Harassment in the 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor.


Architecture

Eric J. Pelletier, Selden, NY

Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 022560; Cal. No. 21507
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of delegation of professional responsibilities to an employee, when he knew that said employee was not qualified by licensure to perform them.

Eric J. Pelletier Architect, P.C., 248-260 Middle Country Road, Selden, NY 11784

Profession: Architecture; Cal. No. 21573
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, probation 1 year.
Summary: Respondent did not contest the charge of delegating professional responsibilities to an employee, when respondent knew that said employee was not qualified by licensure to perform them.

Andrew Lowell Pettit, New York, NY

Profession: Architect; Lic. No. 011089; Cal. No. 21506
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of filing plans and documents with the New York City Department of Buildings that were negligently prepared in that landmark approval was not obtained, a project did not qualify for limited supervisory approval, and a new building application rather than an alteration application was required.


Dentistry

Sherman Ross Citron, Lawrence, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 016121; Cal. No. 21589
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 administering anesthesia and drilling a patient’s tooth when said patient’s tooth did not require treatment, and failing to record said treatment in said patient’s dental record.

Richard John Genco, South Fallsburg, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 044387; Cal. No. 21198
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (see also February 2003)
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.
Summary: Licensee was found to be guilty of having been convicted of Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, a class D felony.

Daniel J. Gesek, Olean, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 026284; Cal. No. 21782
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been found by the Commissioner of Health to be in violation of Article 33 of the Public Health Law by failing to maintain records of controlled substances purchased or dispensed, and failing to maintain a biennial inventory of controlled substances.

Robert Katz, Brentwood, NY

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 022820; Cal. No. 21407
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, thereafter probation 2 years, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of having been convicted of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Timothy Kuna, Madison Heights, WI

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 043530; Cal. No. 21774
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been found guilty by the Michigan Board of Dentistry of professional misconduct.

Mark Spierer, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Profession: Dentist; Lic. No. 033859; Cal. No. 21702
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 did not contest the charge of having been found guilty of professional misconduct by the New Jersey Board of Dentistry.


Engineering and Land Surveying

A.D. Engineering Service, P.C., 1369 Richmond Court, East Meadow, NY 11554

Profession: Professional Engineering; Cal. No. 21627
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months.
Summary: Respondent did not contest the charge of failing to maintain, for at least six years, thorough written professional evaluations of the professional services represented by plans and specifications that were signed and sealed by an individual in his capacity as professional engineer and president of the professional corporation, but which were not prepared by that professional engineer or by an employee under his direct supervision.

John Thomas Capelli, Ballston Spa, NY

Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 050941; Cal. No. 21011
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension for no less than 1 year 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 having been convicted of: Reckless Driving, Driving While Intoxicated, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Revoked, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree and admitted to charge of lying on Registration Applications.

Nanda Kumar Chakrabarti, Cherry Hill, NJ

Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 065819; Cal. No. 21528
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of 2 counts of Bribe Receiving in the 3rd Degree and 2 counts of Criminal Solicitation in the 4th Degree.

Alexander Deutsch, East Meadow, NY

Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 073204; Cal. No. 21626
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to maintain, for at least six years, thorough written professional evaluations of the professional services represented by plans and specifications that were signed and sealed by him, but which were not prepared by him or by an employee under his direct supervision.

Gaspare Rosario Santoro, Staten Island, NY

Profession: Professional Engineer; Lic. No. 045601; Cal. No. 21695
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of grossly negligent failure to comply with a substantial provision of local laws governing the practice of the profession of architecture.


Massage Therapy

Henry Buck, New York, NY

Profession: Massage Therapist; Lic. No. 002922; Cal. No. 21456
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been convicted of Aggravated Harassment in the 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor.


Nursing

Abigail B. Amuquandoh, Midlothian, VA

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 157786; Cal. No. 21665
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (see also February 2004)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of willfully filing a false report in that her application for license and first registration as a registered professional nurse in the State of New York contained an intentionally false statement, namely, she indicated that she graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing when she knew that she had not graduated with such a degree.

Joelle Annemarie Bialkowski, Alden, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 223492; Cal. No. 21745
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 licensee’s return to practice.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of diversion of the controlled substance Dilaudid and self-administration while on duty.

Rosemarie Bissonnette, Oceanside, CA

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 453374; Cal. No. 21761
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been found guilty by the California Board of Registered Nursing of professional misconduct.

Jane M. Bonner, Wayne, NJ

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 520010; Cal. No. 21715
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been found guilty by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing of professional misconduct.

Stephen E. Chagnon, Glens Falls, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 357469; Cal. No. 21697
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of adding a foreign substance to patient’s tube feedings and withholding tube feedings without a medical order.

Kristin M. Crable, Cohoes, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 217387; Cal. No. 21494
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension until stay of execution of suspension as set forth in consent order application – upon stay of suspension, probation 2 years to commence upon return to practice.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of leaving a facility without giving notice and failing to supervise nursing aides.

Sue A. Cutler, Norwood, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 243334; Cal. No. 21425
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension in certain area until terminated as set forth in consent order application, probation 1 year, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to document the administration of medicine to several patients.

Ramona A. Delgado, Oceanside, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 246829; Cal. No. 20898
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 year suspension, execution of last 18 months suspension stayed, probation 1 year.
Summary: Licensee was found to be guilty of having been convicted of Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree, a class E felony.

Majorie Dent, New York, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 263760; Cal. No. 21640
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 3 years, $750 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been found guilty by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing of professional misconduct.

Judith Fagen, Phoenix, AZ

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner; Lic. No. 338993, Cert. No. 301775; Cal. Nos. 21727, 21728
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been found guilty by the Arizona Board of Nursing of professional misconduct.

Carol J. Frey, Palmyra, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 191875; Cal. No. 21519
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor.

Kenneth Earl Greene, Newport News, VA

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 254403; Cal. No. 21533
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (see also July 2002)
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 the charge of medication administration errors and inaccurate record keeping.

Deborah L. Jones, Angelica, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 190524; Cal. No. 21583
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension until terminated as set forth in consent order application – upon termination of suspension, probation 1 year to commence upon licensee’s return to practice.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Attempted Offering to File a False Instrument in the 1st Degree, a misdemeanor.

Cam-Suze Leveille a/k/a Cam-Suze Thenor, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 193054, 499554; Cal. Nos. 21726, 20027
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (see also July 2001)
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: RN license: annulled; LPN license: 24 months suspension, execution of last 12 months stayed, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having obtained her license to practice as a registered professional nurse fraudulently and practicing the profession of nursing fraudulently.

Lillian A. Lopez, North Babylon, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 170951, 370583; Cal. Nos. 21455, 21454
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (see also July 1994)
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 licensee returns to practice.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to maintain records accurately reflecting her evaluation and treatment of a patient.

Velma Stevenson Lyte, Jamaica, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 283265; Cal. No. 20699
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $3,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of negligent billing.

Annmarie McCormack, Bellerose, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 491291; Cal. No. 21736
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been convicted of two counts of Driving While Intoxicated.

Donna Muller, East Setauket, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 310929; Cal. No. 21699
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $750 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of administering eight times the prescribed medication to a three-year old patient.

Sandra Netto, Monroe, CT

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 248990; Cal. No. 21707
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been found guilty by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing of professional misconduct.

Jane M. Niles a/k/a Jane Myra Hill, Hempstead, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 074249, 242687; Cal. Nos. 20948, 20947
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 2 year suspension, execution of last 18 months of suspension stayed, probation for last 18 months.
Summary: Licensee was found to be guilty of having been convicted of Forgery in the 2nd Degree, a class D felony.

Andrea L. Parker a/k/a Andrea Shear, Newark, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 464445; Cal. No. 21550
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (see also July 2006)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charges of having been convicted of Issuing Bad Checks and Driving While Intoxicated, failing to report the convictions on her 1997 and 2000 re-registration applications, and failure to maintain accurate patient records.

Robin R. Pastore, Whitesville, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 415529; Cal. No. 21694
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 2nd Degree.

Carmen Jean Pierre a/k/a Carmen Pierre Edoward, Jr., Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 148465, 493176; Cal. Nos. 18727, 18331
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: RN license: annulled; LPN license: 24 months suspension, execution of last 12 months stayed, $2,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee was found guilty of having obtained her license to practice as a registered professional nurse fraudulently and practicing the profession of nursing fraudulently.

Jane Marie Post, Hamburg, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. Nos. 236530, 479974; Cal. Nos. 21462, 21461
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of committing a medication error and failing to assess a patient.

Anne Marie Potter, Antwerp, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 261216; Cal. No. 21612
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension in certain area until terminated as set forth in consent order application, probation 1 year, $250 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charges of medication errors and inaccurate record keeping.

Melinda A. Roberts, Newark Valley, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 297537; Cal. No. 21602
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of medication omissions.

Lewis T. Scholefield, Forsythe, MO

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 372164; Cal. No. 21765
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to perform assessments of and to properly monitor patients although he documented that he had.

Rosalind Perry Scott, Mt. Vernon, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 167342; Cal. No. 21685
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny.

Jacqueline Marie Seely, Ithaca, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 477771; Cal. No. 21668
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension in certain area until terminated as set forth in consent order application, probation 1 year, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of medication administration errors.

Albert Spicer, Poughkeepsie, NY

Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse; Lic. No. 226010; Cal. No. 21769
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of striking an incompetent nursing home resident.

Brian Tapasto, Dunkirk, NY

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 491747; Cal. No. 21757
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been found guilty by the North Carolina Board of Nursing of professional misconduct.

Fayette Tremallo, Milford, CT

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 362535; Cal. No. 21700
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 3 years, $500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been found guilty by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing of professional misconduct.

Alexander Trespeces, Union, NJ

Profession: Registered Professional Nurse; Lic. No. 459294; Cal. No. 21701
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 12 month suspension, execution of last 10 months of suspension stayed, probation 1 year.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been found guilty by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing of professional misconduct.


Pharmacy

Milton Barasch, Aberdeen, NJ

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 021886; Cal. No. 21747
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Conspiring with Others to Commit Health Care Fraud, a felony.

C.J.S. Pharmacy Inc., 131 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY 11566

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 017295; Cal. No. 21569
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (See also June 2007)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $1,000 fine, probation 1 year.
Summary: Respondent admitted to the charge of failing to produce a daily printed record of all prescriptions filled and refilled each day.

Harvey Cohen, East Rockaway, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; No. 023854; Cal. No. 21605
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $750 fine
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of dispensing an incorrect medication for an infant on two occasions.

Eckerd Corporation, 181 Broadway, Monticello, NY 12701

Profession: Pharmacy; Reg. No. 023968; Cal. No. 21619
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $2,500 fine, probation 2 years.
Summary: Respondent admitted to the charge of failing to have a supervising pharmacist at the retail pharmacy operated by Respondent while said pharmacy was open for business during the period from October 24, 2004 to December 8, 2003.

Eckerd Corporation,

Profession: Pharmacy, Reg. No. 024211; Cal. No. 21620
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: $2,500 fine, probation 2 years.
Summary: Respondent admitted to the charge of failing, for a period of three hours, to have a pharmacist on duty while the pharmacy was open.

Mark Klein, Holliswood, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 032569; Cal. No. 21585
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of committing six medication-dispensing and/or labeling errors.

Seung Wood Lee, Hauppauge, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 028938; Cal. No. 21568
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (see also July 1997 and December 2008)
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $2,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing to produce a daily printed record of all prescriptions filled and refilled each day at the pharmacy of which he was the supervising pharmacist.

Richard Longo, Belle Harbor, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 043361; Cal. No. 21600
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of dispensing the wrong dose of the drug Coumadin to a patient.

Michael Antoni Manuszewski, Grand Island, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 038139; Cal. No. 21556
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 12 month suspension, execution of last 11 months of suspension stayed, probation 1 year, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of dispensing a 100mg tablet of Phenobarbital instead of a 32.4 mg tablet as prescribed.

John Anthony Pandolfo, Yonkers, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 041719; Cal. No. 21758
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 23 months of suspension stayed, probation 24 months, $7,500 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny.

Shilpa Rakesh Patel, East Hanover, NJ

Profession: Pharmacy; Lic. No. 044762; Cal. No. 21672
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of erroneously dispensing warfarin sodium 10mg. to a minor patient, in place of the warfarin sodium 1mg. which had been prescribed.

Shraddha Hemant Shukla, Paramus, NJ

Profession:Pharmacist; Lic. No. 045555; Cal. No. 21586
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of dispensing the wrong medication to a patient.

Lauren H. Smith, Uniontown, OH

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 029343; Cal. No. 21796
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been found guilty of professional misconduct by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy.

Eric Steven Sorkin, Mechanicsburg, PA

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 028363; Cal. No. 21708
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 12 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $5,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Conspiracy to Obstruct Justice.

Jack Truncale, Nissequogue, NY

Profession: Pharmacist; Lic. No. 023266; Cal. No. 21243
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension to commence on December 1, 2004, execution of last 15 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years, $10,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge of holding numerous misbranded and outdated drugs in the active pharmacy stock including overfills, professional samples, and outdates; and failing to complete a current biennial inventory of controlled drugs.


Physical Therapy

Jane Salamack Reilly, Massapequa, NY

Profession: Physical Therapist Assistant; Cert. No. 001686; Cal. No. 21766
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender certificate granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of altering her physical therapist assistant registration to falsely reflect her registration as a physical therapist and thereafter accepting employment as a physical therapist.


Public Accountancy

Stanley M. Buturla, Bronx, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. No. 046093; Cal. No. 21441
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 the charge of having been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor.

Isidore Leon Eichenthal, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. (Cert.) No. 020771; Cal. No. 21196
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Suspension in certain areas until terminated as set forth in consent order application – upon termination of said suspension, probation 2 years, $10,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee admitted to charge that in each of three separate audits of an entity, he failed to prepare an audit program; failed to obtain from management the required written representations; and issued an unqualified audit opinion on the entity’s financial statements when said statements did not contain required footnote disclosures.

Alan Jerome Goldberger a/k/a Alan Goldberger, Brooklyn, NY

Profession: Certified Public Accountant; Lic. (Cert.) No. 019636; Cal. No. 21679
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004 (See also March 2006)
Action: Application to surrender license (certificate) granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of failing, in each of three audits, to perform audit procedures on the part of an entity’s financial statements that concerned related-party transactions.


Social Work

Frank Faso, Jr., Ransomville, NY

Profession: Social Worker; Lic. No. 036562; Cal. No. 21488
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month suspension, execution of last 18 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Falsifying Business Records, 2nd Degree, a class A misdemeanor.


Veterinary Medicine

Christopher Arnold, St. James, NY

Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 008429; Cal. No. 21797
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Prescription Fraud in the State of Texas.

Paul Bromberg, Punta Gorda, FL

Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 002953; Cal. No. 21652
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
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 having been found guilty by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine of professional misconduct.

Vikki McLawhorn, Green Harbor, MA

Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 004493; Cal. No. 21827
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application to surrender license granted.
Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Victor Van Wagenen, Fultonville, NY

Profession: Veterinarian; Lic. No. 001211; Cal. No. 21431
Regents Action Date: November 5, 2004
Action: Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 3 years, $1,000 fine.
Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of failing to perform blood work and an x-ray on a dog; failing to conduct adequate pre and postoperative testing on a cat; failing to adequately document patient records.


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