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Report of Regents Professional Practice Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Professional Practice Committee held its scheduled meeting on May 7, 2018.  All members were present, except Regent Josephine Victoria Finn, Regent Christine D. Cea, Regent Catherine Collins, who were excused.  Chancellor Betty A. Rosa was also present.

ACTION ITEMS

Professional Discipline Cases

Your Committee recommends that the reports of the Regents Review Committees, including rulings, findings of fact, determinations as to guilt, and recommendations, by unanimous or majority vote, contained in those reports which have been distributed to you, be accepted in 2 cases.  In addition, your Committee recommends, upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Professions, that 33 consent order applications and 16 surrender applications be granted.

These recommendations are made following the review of 51 cases involving fourteen registered professional nurses, twelve licensed practical nurses, three licensed practical nurses who are also registered professional nurses, two licensed master social workers, two pharmacists, two physical therapists, one certified public accountant, one certified public accountant (sole proprietorship), one chiropractor, one dental hygienist, one landscape architect, one licensed master social worker who is also a licensed clinical social worker, one pharmacy, one physical therapy professional corporation, one professional engineer, one public accountancy professional corporation, and one registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner (Family Health).

Restorations

Your Committee recommends the following:

That the application of David Katzenberg for the restoration of his license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in New York State be denied. [PPC EXS (A) 4]

That the application of Brian Shaw for the restoration of his license to practice as a Physician in New York State be denied. [PPC EXS (A) 5]

MOTION FOR ACTION BY FULL BOARD

Madam Chancellor and Colleagues: Your Professional Practice Committee recommends, and we move, that the Board of Regents act affirmatively upon each recommendation in the written report of the Committee's deliberations at its meeting on May 7, 2018, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.

MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION

Your Committee discussed several topics of interest, including:

Deputy Commissioner's Report/Update 

  • Full Board Consent Agenda Items
  • Licensing Petitions
  • Board (Re)Appointments
  • Master Plan Amendment: Houghton College
  • Master Plan: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Master Plan Amendment: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Proposed Amendment of Section 61.4 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Endorsement Requirements for Licensure as a Dentist [PPC (A) 1].

Your Committee discussed the following: The proposed amendment would permit individuals, with Canadian dentist licenses, to become licensed as dentists in New York State through endorsement of those licenses, as long as they meet certain requirements.

Associated Agenda Item

Meeting Date: 
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 3:15pm