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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 11, 2022
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JP O’Hare or Jeanne Beattie

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Regents Actions in 27 Professional Discipline Cases

The Board of Regents announced disciplinary actions resulting in the revocation of 3 licenses, surrender of 5 licenses, and 19 other disciplinary actions. The penalty indicated for each case relates solely to the misconduct set forth in that particular case.

I. REVOCATIONS AND SURRENDERS

Nursing

Latoya M. Barkins a/k/a Latoya Monique Barkins; Licensed Practical Nurse; North Syracuse, NY 13212, Liverpool, NY 13090; Lic. No. 293611; Cal. No. 31593; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation.

Hannah Rose Vanwhy; Registered Professional Nurse; Catonsville, MD 21228; Lic. No. 651918; Cal. No. 33175; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of, in the State of Maryland, diverting the controlled substance oxycodone for her own personal use.

Kemberly Celeste Trigg a/ka/ Kemberly Celeste Trigg-Allen; Licensed Practical Nurse; Fort Worth, TX 76107-4625; Lic. No. 226520; Cal. No. 33242; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of, in the State of Texas, signing out the controlled substance hydrocodone on the narcotic count sheet for a patient and failing to document the administration of said hydrocodone in the patient’s medication administration record on multiple occasions.

Patty Jo Olson; Registered Professional Nurse; Apache Junction, AZ 85119; Lic. No. 791578; Cal. No. 33288; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee did not contest the charge of having been convicted of Theft of a Credit Card in the State of Arizona, a class 5 felony.

Ophthalmic Dispensing

Thomas C. Foote; Ophthalmic Dispenser; Java Center, NY 14082; Lic. No. 005313; Cal. No. 33252; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor; and Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree, a class E felony.

Public Accountancy

Boris L. Sukenik; Certified Public Accountant; Kingston, NY 12401; Lic. No. 082372; Cal. No. 33228; Application to surrender license granted. Summary: Licensee admitted to the charge of having been convicted of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the 5th Degree, a class A misdemeanor; and Criminal Tax Fraud in the 5th Degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Social Work

Albert F. Dirschberger, Jr. a/k/a Al Dirschberger, Jr.; Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Sonyea, NY 14556-0050; Lic. Nos. 063012, 081276; Cal. Nos. 31538, 31539; Found guilty of professional misconduct; Penalty: Revocation, $10,000 fine.

II. OTHER REGENTS DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

Dentistry

Rashmi Patel; Dentist; Lynbrook, NY 11563; Lic. No. 050345; Cal. No. 33078; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 3 months actual suspension, 21 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.

Engineering, Land Surveying and Geology

Kenneth C. Thomas II; Professional Engineer; Suffern, NY 10901; Lic. No. 061006; Cal. No. 32431; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 6 months actual suspension, 18 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $5,000 fine.

Massage Therapy

Kevin Anthony Thomas; Massage Therapist; Fresh Meadows, NY 11365; Lic. No. 032238; Cal. No. 33195; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 months actual suspension, 22 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.

Mental Health Practitioners

Hasan Jafar Razeq; Licensed Mental Health Counselor; Tonawanda, NY 14150; Lic. No. 009217; Cal. No. 33083; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Nursing

Marie Claire Coleman; Registered Professional Nurse; Larchmont, NY 10538; Lic. No. 608517; Cal. No. 31352; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Kelli Anne Lafler; Registered Professional Nurse; Wilson, NY 14172; Lic. No. 689882; Cal. No. 32499; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Stacey Anne Johnson; Licensed Practical Nurse; Troy, NY 12182; Lic. No. 278273; Cal. No. 32614; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 3 months and until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation.

Jennifer Ashley Ortiz; Registered Professional Nurse; Elmont, NY 11003; Lic. No. 719477; Cal. No. 32847; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation.

Roland Alexandre; Licensed Practical Nurse; Monroe, NY 10950-5342; Lic. No. 318152; Cal. No. 32889; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension for no less than 1 month and until fit to practice, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Janet M. Harding; Licensed Practical Nurse; Glen Falls, NY 12801-4334; Lic. No. 311868; Cal. No. 32951; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $250 fine.

Anna Rose Barbedo; Registered Professional Nurse; Yonkers, NY 10704; Lic. No. 554053; Cal. No. 33002; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Mercedes Marie Davila; Licensed Practical Nurse; Rochester, NY 14613; Lic. No. 338291; Cal. No. 33113; 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.

Angela Marie Zimmel; Registered Professional Nurse; Sacramento, CA 95812-1318; Lic. No. 670966; Cal. No. 33146; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Indefinite actual suspension until fit to practice, upon return to practice in New York State, 2 years probation.

Andriena R. Thompson; Registered Professional Nurse; Staten Island, NY 10301; Lic. No. 709458; Cal. No. 33163; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 months actual suspension, 22 months stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

Physical Therapy

Fabian Manuel Garcia; Physical Therapist; New York, NY 10001; Lic. No. 029932; Cal. No. 32872; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $2,500 fine.

Fabian Garcia Physical Therapy, P.C.; Professional Services Corporation; New York, NY 10001; Cal. No. 32873; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: Censure and reprimand, $2,500 fine.

Social Work

Cynthia Faye Consaul; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Scottsville, NY 14546; Lic. No. 047233; Cal. No. 32986; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 2 years stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $500 fine.

James Bishop Jr.; Licensed Master Social Worker; New York, NY 10027-4496; Lic. No. 099587; Cal. No. 33204; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 year actual suspension, 1 year stayed suspension, 2 years probation, $1,000 fine.

Veterinary Medicine

Thomas Paul Lopez; Veterinarian; Wellsville, NY 14895; Lic. No. 006762; Cal. No. 32990; Application for consent order granted; Penalty agreed upon: 1 month actual suspension, 23 months stayed suspension, upon return to practice, 2 years probation, $1,500 fine.

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