THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234

 

 

 

 

 

TO:

The Honorable the Members of the Board of Regents

FROM:

Johanna Duncan-Poitier

COMMITTEE:

Higher Education and Professional Practice

TITLE OF ITEM:

Appointments and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions; Appointments and Reappointments of Extended Members to the State Boards for the Professions for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels; Appointments of Members to the State Committee for Professional Assistance; and Appointment and Reappointments of Members to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct

DATE OF SUBMISSION:

April 23, 2004

PROPOSED HANDLING:

Approval (Consent Agenda)

RATIONALE FOR ITEM:

Required by Section 6508(4) of the Education Law

STRATEGIC GOAL:

Goal 3

AUTHORIZATION(S):

 

 

SUMMARY:

 

            Attached for your consideration and approval are the proposed appointments and reappointments of members to the State Boards for the Professions; appointments and reappointments of extended members to the State Boards for the Professions for service on licensure disciplinary and/or licensure restoration and moral character panels; appointments of members to the State Committee for Professional Assistance; and appointment and reappointments of members to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct.

 

VOTED:  That the recommended appointments and reappointments of members to the State Boards for the Professions; appointments and reappointments of extended members to the State Boards for the Professions for service on licensure disciplinary and/or licensure restoration and moral character panels; appointments of members to the State Committee for Professional Assistance; and appointment and reappointments of members to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct are approved.

 


 

Table 1 of 2

Proposed Appointments and Reappointments of Members to the State Boards for the Professions

Board Name, Type of Proposed Action, Candidate's Name, Residential Address,
and Judicial District


Candidate's Current Employer, Address and Judicial District



Proposed
Term

Highest and/or Professional
Degree(s) Earned,
Member Type, and
Licensure Specifics

 

State Board for Interior Design (Reappointments)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lovejoy Duryea

New York, NY

Judicial District I

 

Interior Design Department
School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010

Judicial District I

 

May 1, 2004 to April 30, 2009

Degree:  B.A., philosophy/math, St. Johnís College; and

A.A.S., interior design, Parsons School of Design

Profession:  Interior Design

Licensed in 1997

License #000104

 

 

Ann R. Myers

Athens, NY

Judicial District III

 

Retired

 

 

May 1, 2004 to April 30, 2009

Degree:  B.A., political science and sociology, Siena College

Public Member

 

State Committee for Medical Physics (Reappointment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian M. Methť
Latham, NY

Judicial District III

Medical Imaging
St. Peterís Hospital
315 South Manning Blvd.
Albany, NY 12208

Judicial District III

July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2009

Degree:  M.S., nuclear engineering and B.S., interdisciplinary science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Profession:  Medical Physics

Licensed in 2003

License #000004

 

State Board for Ophthalmic Dispensing (Appointments)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tracy Coddington
Johnson City, NY

Judicial District VI

Drs. Solomon & Williams
293 Main Street
Owego, NY 13827

Judicial District VI

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  None 

Profession:  Ophthalmic Dispensing

Licensed in 1996

License #007104

 

Joseph A. Miller
Buffalo, NY

Judicial District VIII

Grand Island Optical
2077 Baseline Road
Grand Island, NY 14072

Judicial District VIII

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  A.A.S., ophthalmic dispensing, Erie Community College

Profession:  Ophthalmic Dispensing

Licensed in 1981

License #004815

 

 

State Board for Veterinary Medicine

(Appointment)

 

 

 

 

 

Kimberly Baldwin
Spencer, NY

Judicial District VI

Hospital for Animals
Cornell University
Box 35
Ithaca, NY 14883

Judicial District VI

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  A.A.S., veterinary technology, S.U.N.Y. College of Technology at Delhi

Profession:  Veterinary Technology

Licensed in 1988

License #001610


Table 2 of 2


Proposed Appointments and Reappointments of Extended Members to the State Board for the Professions

for Service on Licensure Disciplinary and/or Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels;

Proposed Appointments of Members to the State Committee for Professional Assistance; and

Proposed Appointment and Reappointments of Members to the State Board for Professional Medical Conduct

Board Name, Type of Proposed Action, Candidate's Name, Residential Address,
and Judicial District

 

Candidate's Current Employer, Address and Judicial District



Proposed
Term

Highest and/or Professional
Degree(s) Earned,
Member Type, and
Licensure Specifics

 

State Board for Dentistry (Reappointments of Extended Members for Service on Licensure Disciplinary, Licensure Restoration, and Moral Character Panels)

 

 

 

 

 

 

John R. Billen
Canandaigua, NY
Judicial District VII

 

Rochester Periodontics Group, P.C.

900 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14618
Judicial District VII

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  D.D.S., dentistry, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo; and

M.S.D., periodontics, Emory University (GA)

Profession:  Dentistry

Licensed in 1960
License #022689

 

 

William R. Smithea

New York, NY
Judicial District I

 

Retired

August 1, 2004 to July 31, 2009

Degree:  D.D.S., dentistry, Howard University (D.C.); and

M.P.H., public health, Columbia University

Profession:  Dentistry

Licensed in 1960
License #022650

 

State Board for Medicine

(Appointments of Extended Members to Serve on Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Krishnareddy S. Gujavarty
Port Jefferson, NY

Judicial District X

Private practice (psychiatrist):

Building J
640 Belle Terre Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Judicial District X

School of Medicine
S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Judicial District X

 

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  M.D. conferral by The University of the State of New York; and

M.B.B.S., medicine, Jawaharal Nehur Medical College, Karnataka University (India)

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1980

License #141407

 

 

State Board for Medicine

(Appointments of Extended Members to Serve on Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels) - continued

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joyce H. Lowinson
New York, NY

Judicial District I

Private practice (physician/psychiatrist):

111 E. 56th St.,  Suite 300
New York, NY 10022
Judicial District I

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  M.D., medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1963

License #091521

 

State Board for Medicine

(Reappointments of Extended Members to Serve on Licensure Restoration and Moral Character Panels)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick F. Carone
Massapequa, NY

Judicial District X

Private practice (psychiatrist):

Suite 305
2000 North Village Avenue Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Judicial District X

 

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  M.D., medicine, Johns Hopkins University (MD)

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1971

License #109365

 

 

Rafael Lopez
New York, NY

Judicial District I

Retired

 

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  M.D., medicine, University of Puerto Rico

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1959

License #082299

 

 

Rafael A. Olazagasti
Hurley, NY

Judicial District III

Benedictine Hospital
105 Mary Street
Kingston, NY 12401
Judicial District III

August 1, 2004 to July 31, 2009

Degree:  M.D., medicine, University of Puerto Rico Medical School

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1974

License #119711

 

 

State Board for Podiatry

(Reappointments of Extended Members to Serve on Licensure Discipline, Licensure Restoration, and Moral Character Panels)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Axman
Atlantic Beach, NY

Judicial District X

Self-employed (podiatrist):

37-17A Broadway
Astoria, NY 11103
Judicial District XI

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  D.P.M., podiatric medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Profession:  Podiatry

Licensed in 1980

License #003065

 

 

Nancy Rozran
Rockville Centre, NY

Judicial District X

Self-employed (podiatrist):

414 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Judicial District X

February 1, 2004 to January 31, 2009

Degree:  D.P.M., podiatric medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Profession:  Podiatry

Licensed in 1978

License #002872

 

 

State Board for Veterinary Medicine

(Appointment of an Extended Member to Serve on Licensure Discipline, Licensure Restoration, and Moral Character Panels)

 

 

 

 

 

 

James J. Pawlicki
Boonville, NY

Judicial District V

Private practice (veterinary medicine):

Foothills Veterinary Clinic
R.D. #3,  Box 129
Boonville, NY 13309
Judicial District V

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2009

Degree:  D.V.M., veterinary medicine, Cornell University

Profession:  Veterinary Medicine

Licensed in 1968

License #002875

 

 

 

 

State Committee for Professional Assistance

(Appointments)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward A. Epstein
Rock Hill, NY

Judicial District III

Self-employed (chiropractor):

Catskill Chiropractic
170 Broadway
P.O. Box 568
Monticello, NY 12701
Judicial District III

May 18, 2004 to May 17, 2009

Degree:  D.C., chiropractic, Chiropractic Institute of New York

Public Member

 

Licensed in 1970

License #001651 (chiropractic)

 

 

Sandra Marnell
Esperance, NY

Judicial District III

Capital District Psychiatric Center Outpatient Clinic

175 Central Ave., 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12206
Judicial District III

May 18, 2004 to May 17, 2009

Degree:  B.S. in Community and Human Services, S.U.N.Y. Empire State College; and

R.N. Certificate, nursing, Ellis Hospital School of Nursing

Public Member

 

Licensed in 1968

License #208542 (R.N.)

 

 

Mary E. May
East Greenbush, NY

Judicial District III

Senior Hope
370 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
Judicial District III

May 18, 2004 to May 17, 2009

Degree:  M.S.N., nursing, University of Rochester; and B.S.N., nursing, Union University School of Nursing

Public Member

 

Licensed in 1953

License #124290 (R.N.), and Licensed in 1998

License #400758 (N.P.) and #332839 (F.H.N.P.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Board for Professional Medical Conduct

(Appointment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert J. Corona
Skaneateles, NY

Judicial District V

Welch Allyn, Inc.
4341 State Street Road
P.O. Box 220
Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153
Judicial District V

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2007

Degree:  D.O., osteopathic medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1987

License #171394

 

 

State Board for Professional Medical Conduct

(Reappointments)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arsenio G. Agopovich
Troy, NY

Judicial District III

Private practice (physician/general practitioner):

2001 Fifth Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Judicial District III

July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2007

Degree:  M.D., medicine, Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1958

License #081390

 

 

Richard N. Ashley
Oyster Bay, NY

Judicial District X

Private practice (physician/urologist):

233 Seventh St., Suite 203
Garden City, NY 11530
Judicial District X

July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2007

Degree:  M.D., medicine, New York Medical College

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1973

License #116832

 

 

Richard F. Kasulke
Geneva, NY

Judicial District VII

Private practice (physician/urologist):

Fingerlakes Medical Association

200 North St., Suite 101
Geneva, NY 14456
Judicial District VII

 

July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2007

Degree:  M.D., medicine, S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical Center

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1979

License #139140

 

 

State Board for Professional Medical Conduct

(Reappointments)  -  continued

 

 

 

 

 

 

William K. Major, Jr.
Orchard Park, NY

Judicial District VIII

Cardio-Thoracic Associates

3 Gates Circle
Buffalo, NY 14209
Judicial District VIII

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2007

Degree:  M.D., medicine, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1971

License #108532

 

 

Thakor C. Rana
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Judicial District IX

Private practice (physician/ cardiologist):

3184 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10458
Judicial District XII

June 1, 2004 to May 31, 2007

Degree:  M.D. conferral by The University of the State of New York; and

M.B.B.S., medicine, Baroda Medical College (India)

Profession:  Medicine

Licensed in 1973

License #115361