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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 27, 2013
For More Information Contact:

Jonathan Burman or Jeanne Beattie

(518) 474-1201

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Regents Actions in 25 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition

March 12, 2013

The Board of Regents announced disciplinary actions resulting in the surrender of 3 licenses as well as 22 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 1 restoration petition.

I.  SURRENDERS

NURSING

Miranda C. Ackerley; Licensed Practical Nurse; Liberty, NY 12754-2801; Lic. No. 304589; Cal. No. 26527; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent or Physically disabled person, a misdemeanor.

Valerie Lee Chong; Registered Professional Nurse; Massapequa, NY 11758; Lic. No. 476417; Cal. No. 26550; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny, a Class A misdemeanor.

PHARMACY

Kenny Chun-Hui Ho; Pharmacist; Little Neck, NY 11363; Lic. No. 044058; Cal. No. 26574; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to having been convicted of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree, a Class A-1 felony; Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Drugs, an unclassified misdemeanor; and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree, a Class A misdemeanor.

II.  OTHER REGENTS DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

CHIROPRACTIC

Anthony Amabile; Buffalo, NY 14210; Lic. No. 003781; Cal. No. 26483; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $1,000 fine.

DENTISTRY

Kyung Eun Sung; Dentist; Edgewater, NJ 07020; Lic. No. 053404; Cal. No. 26477; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 month actual suspension, 18 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine, 50 hours public service.

ENGINEERING AND LAND SURVEYING

Kwong T. Seung; Professional Engineer; New York, NY 10013; Lic. No. 053953; Cal. No. 26447; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 month actual suspension, 21 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

MASSAGE THERAPY

Raymond H. Adasczik; Palisades Park, NJ 07650-1865; Lic. No. 021123; Cal. No. 26453; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 month actual suspension, 21 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER

Karen J. Mac David; Licensed Mental Health Counselor; Bowmansville, NY 14026; Lic. No. 004189; Cal. No. 26451; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

MIDWIFERY

Christine Fern Allison a/k/a Tioma Allison; Brooklyn, NY 11225; Lic. No. 000471; Cal. No. 25456; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year  suspension with leave to apply for early termination after completion of at least 1 year and after satisfactory completion of certain courses, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence if and when return to practice.

NURSING

Maya Glazynova; Registered Professional Nurse; Brooklyn, NY 11214; Lic. No. 517390; Cal. No. 26164; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation to commence if and when return to practice.

Kimbal J. Cavilee; Licensed Practical Nurse; Schenectady, NY 12309-1012; Lic. No. 216939; Cal. No. 26190; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: 24 months suspension, execution of last 21 months of suspension stayed, probation 2 years to commence subsequent to termination of suspension and upon actual return to practice.

Andrew Aiden Stritzl; Registered Professional Nurse; Greenlawn, NY 11740-2308, Bradenton, FL 34210; Lic. No. 598529; Cal. No. 26278; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Christina Sieracki; Registered Professional Nurse; Williamsville, NY 14221; Lic. No. 602047; Cal. No. 26354; 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.

Jadranka Popovich a/k/a Jadraka Popovic; Registered Professional Nurse; Carlisle, PA 17013; Lic. No. 618370; Cal. No. 26406; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation to commence if and when return to practice in State of New York, $250 fine payable within 5 months.

Lauren Ann Douglas a/k/a Lauren Ann Lemos; Licensed Practical Nurse; Plattsburgh, NY 12901; Lic. No. 292684; Cal. No. 26422; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: $500 fine, 2 years suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.

Paul Cohen; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; New York, NY 10128; Lic. Nos. 070918, 281191; Cal. Nos. 26435, 26434; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon termination of suspension, 2 years probation to commence if and when return to practice.

Kathleen A. Christofaro; Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Professional Nurse; Pine City, NY 14871; Lic. Nos. 141887, 595860; Cal. Nos. 26441, 26442; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Krysta M. Logsdon; Registered Professional Nurse; Holley, NY 14470; Lic. No. 599221; Cal. No. 26487; 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.

Melody J. Gerwin; Licensed Practical Nurse; Valley Falls, NY 12185-0141; Lic. No. 130876; Cal. No. 26510; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 month stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

PHARMACY

Evan A. Kowal a/k/a Evan A. Fleischman; Pharmacist; Rochester, NY 14620; Lic. No. 051824; Cal. No. 26475; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation, $500 fine.

PODIATRY

William A. Holley; Getzville, NY 14068-1325; Lic. No. 004933; Cal. No. 26272; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: $2,500 fine, 2 years suspension, execution of suspension stayed, probation 2 years.

RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Gerald M. Oberting; Respiratory Therapist; Albany, NY 12203; Lic. No. 000909; Cal. No. 26377; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

VETERINARY MEDICINE

Evan Cary Blonder; Veterinarian; Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776; Lic. No. 006448; Cal. No. 26450; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year stayed suspension, 1 year probation.

III.  RESTORATION

The Board of Regents voted on March 12, 2013 to stay the order of surrender of thephysician license of David Roemer, Chatham, NY, to place him on probation for a period of not less than five years under specified terms and conditions, and, upon successful completion of probation, to fully restore his license. Dr. Roemer’s license was originally surrendered May 2, 2003.

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Last Updated: March 27, 2013