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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 15, 2016
For More Information Contact:

Jonathan Burman or Jeanne Beattie

(518) 474-1201

www.nysed.gov

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Regents Actions In 44 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions

December 14-15, 2015

The Board of Regents announced disciplinary actions resulting in the revocation of 3 licenses, surrender of 2 licenses, and 39 other disciplinary actions. The penalty indicated for each case relates solely to the misconduct set forth in that particular case.  In addition, the Board acted upon 2 restoration petitions.

I. REVOCATIONS AND SURRENDERS

Chiropractic

Chad Edward Greenshner; Flushing, NY 11367; Lic. No. 010321; Cal. No. 28005; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: $10,000 fine, revocation.

Khalika Ayesha Rowe; South Ozone Park, NY 11420; Lic. No. 011585; Cal. No. 28146; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: $10,000 fine, revocation.

Dentistry

Claudia Cipri; Dental Hygienist; Maspeth, NY 11378; Lic. No. 018463; Cal. No. 28568; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of willfully failing to register.

Nursing

Pauline O. Allison; Licensed Practical Nurse; Brooklyn, NY 11226; Lic. No. 259723; Cal. No. 28283; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.

Diane Lisa Wolf; Registered Professional Nurse; Phoenix, AZ 85027; Lic. No. 437240; Cal. No. 28593; Application to surrender license granted. Summary:  Licensee did not contest the charge of being found guilty of professional misconduct in the State of Arizona, which conduct would be considered practicing the profession of nursing while the ability to practice is impaired by mental disability if committed in New York State.

II. OTHER REGENTS DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

Chiropractic

Aleksandr Y. Mostovoy a/k/a Aleksandr Mostovoy a/k/a Alexander Mostovoy; Brooklyn, NY 11224; Lic. No. 010194; Cal. No. 27701; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 11 month stayed suspension, 12 months probation, $2,500 fine.

Dentistry

Klara Royzman; Dental Hygienist; Rego Park, NY 11374; Lic. No. 018488; Cal. No. 28306; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

William T. Tirone; Dentist; Pine Plains, NY 12567; Lic. No. 023783; Cal. No. 28379; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice.

Nursing

Ann Marie Forbes; Licensed Practical Nurse; Elmont, NY 11003; Lic. No. 279035; Cal. No. 26399; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation.

Cynthia Rose Corrado; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; North Massapequa, NY 11758; Lic. Nos. 251666, 491142; Cal. Nos. 26410, 26396; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until successfully participate in course of therapy and treatment and until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence if and when return to practice.

Elaine Patterson; Licensed Practical Nurse; Bronx, NY 10456; Lic. No. 267515; Cal. No. 27667; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 3 months suspension, execution of suspension stayed, upon service of Order, probation 1 year to commence simultaneously with period of suspension.

Dawn Renee Harrison; Registered Professional Nurse; Dolgeville, NY 13329; Lic. No. 510866; Cal. No. 27777; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Kristina Lynn Getman; Registered Professional Nurse; Rochester, NY 14609; Lic. No. 653299; Cal. No. 28021; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, 2 years probation, $500 fine payable within 3 months.

Alicia Warren; Licensed Practical Nurse; Cortland, NY 13045; Lic. No. 291202; Cal. No. 28034; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice.

Patricia Mulvihill Francescotti; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Baldwinsville, NY 13027; Lic. Nos. 262583, 591696; Cal. Nos. 28079, 28078; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Vanessa Charlene Grant; Licensed Practical Nurse; Rochester, NY 14609; Lic. No. 300542; Cal. No. 28135; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $250 fine.

Rena Tandon; Registered Professional Nurse; Winston Salem, NC 27103; Lic. No. 656407; Cal. No. 28165; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 1 year suspension, execution of suspension stayed.

Mary Ann Pope; Registered Professional Nurse; Corning, NY 14830; Lic. No. 478434; Cal. No. 28181; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Susan M. Riccione-Carter; Registered Professional Nurse; Seneca Falls, NY 13148; Lic. No. 426623; Cal. No. 28182; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Marie Santela Felix; Registered Professional Nurse; Haverstraw, NY 10927; Lic. No. 656866; Cal. No. 28190; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Partial actual suspension of not less than 6 months in certain area and until successful completion of course of retraining in said certain area, 24 months probation.

Judith C. Wohltmann; Registered Professional Nurse; South Hempstead, NY 11550; Lic. No. 563188; Cal. No. 28214; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.

Richard Ernest Espey; Registered Professional Nurse; Schenectady, NY 12304-1115; Lic. No. 591465; Cal. No. 28238; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Katina Nicole Chiera a/k/a Katina N. Chiera; Registered Professional Nurse; Clifton Park, NY 12065; Lic. No. 586632; Cal. No. 28243; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Jennifer Lynn Kazlman a/k/a Jennifer Lynn Ortiz; Licensed Practical Nurse; Liverpool, NY 13090; Lic. No. 273100; Cal. No. 28244; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation.

Catherine Erika Greaves; Registered Professional Nurse; Brooklyn, NY 11212-5622; Lic. No. 647552; Cal. No. 28260; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

Lori Ellen Holcomb a/k/a Lori Ellen Weinheimer; Registered Professional Nurse; Oswego, NY 13126; Lic. No. 562941; Cal. No. 28268; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

Angela M. Jones; Licensed Practical Nurse; Perry, NY 14530-1320; Lic. No. 296844; Cal. No. 28300; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Carl R. Lee; Registered Professional Nurse; Utica, NY 13502-1139; Lic. No. 591793; Cal. No. 28327; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence upon return to practice, $500 fine payable within 6 months.

Savitri Singh; Registered Professional Nurse; Hollis, NY 11423-1527; Lic. No. 649845; Cal. No. 28358; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation.

Batya Zamir; Registered Professional Nurse; Westbury, NY 11590; Lic. No. 437383; Cal. No. 28395; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 month actual suspension, 21 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Collette Maynard a/k/a Colette Maynard; Licensed Practical Nurse; Brooklyn, NY 11208; Lic. No. 307932; Cal. No. 28557; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

Pharmacy

Pam Marie Green; Pharmacist; Westfield, NY 14787; Lic. No. 048216; Cal. No. 27545; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, $1,000 fine payable within 6 months.

Amanda Alfano; Pharmacist; Saint Petersburg, FL 33716; Lic. No. 049783; Cal. No. 28027; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Richard Charles Mastrota; Pharmacist; Brooklyn, NY 11238-5927; Lic. No. 034198; Cal. No. 28232; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, 1 year probation, $2,000 fine.

Ludwig's Drug Store, Inc.; Pharmacy; 805 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238; Reg. No. 002212; Cal. No. 28233; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and Reprimand, 1 year probation, $2,000 fine.

Bakulkumar N. Matalia; Pharmacist; Sayville, NY 11782-1546; Lic. No. 031828; Cal. No. 28344; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 9 month actual suspension, 15 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $10,000 fine.

Physical Therapy

Renée M. Pinyan; Physical Therapist; Pawling, NY 12564; Lic. No. 013532; Cal. No. 28209; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 month stayed suspension, 24 months probation, $500 fine.

Alfredo Besavilla Pantino, Jr.; Physical Therapist; Woodbridge, VA 22191; Lic. No. 018309; Cal. No. 28440; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation to commence upon return to practice in the State of New York, $2,000 fine payable within 6 months.

Podiatry

Philip L. Whitman; New York, NY 10021; Lic. No. 002629; Cal. No. 28263; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

Psychology

Alan K. Phelan; Dix Hills, NY 11746; Lic. No. 015283; Cal. No. 28022; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 24 month actual suspension, 12 month stayed suspension, 3 years probation.

Michael B. Eberlin; Oyster Bay, NY 11771; Lic. No. 009143; Cal. No. 28350; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

Public Accountancy

George Louie a/k/a George L. Louie; Certified Public Accountant; Wantagh, NY 11793-2319; Lic. No. 045517; Cal. No. 28294; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 4 month actual suspension, 20 month stayed suspension, 24 months probation, $7,500 fine.

III. RESTORATIONS

    The Board of Regents voted on December 15, 2015 to deny the application for restoration of the physician license of Geoffrey Richstone, New York, NY. Dr. Richstone’s license was originally revoked November 1, 1999.

The Board of Regents voted on December 15, 2015 to deny the application for restoration of the architect license of David Wasserman, Roslyn Heights, NY. Mr. Wasserman’s license was originally surrendered June 5, 2008.