Report of Regents Professional Practice Committee to The Board of Regents
Three members of your Professional Practice Committee met at the time scheduled for the Committee meeting on November 18, 2014. All committee members were present, except for Regent Phillips, Regent Norwood and Regent Cottrell who were excused. Chancellor Tisch, Regent Dawson, Regent Tallon, Regent Rosa, and Regent Cashin also attended. Due to the lack of quorum, no matters were voted upon.
No Action Items were voted upon by the committee.
MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION
Your Committee discussed several topics of interest, including:
Deputy Commissioner's Report/Update [Oral Report] –
Full Board Consent Agenda Items
Board Appointments - 14 appointments and 4 reappointments to the State Boards for the Professions
Licensing Petitions/Conferrals of Degrees - 1 Licensing Petition, 25 requests for the conferral of the M.D. degree
Committee on the Professions Appointment - 7 appointments to the Committee on the Professions
Permission to Operate - Extension of permission for Western Kentucky University to operate in New York State
Nurse Family Partnerships [PPC (D) 1] - Renee Nogales, the Northeast Regional Program Developer for the Nurse-Family Partnership, presented information about the Nurse-Family Partnership program. Ms. Nogales explained the Partnership’s programs in New York, as well as its work nationally and internationally. She provided an overview of the populations that have benefited from the program and of the successes and challenges of the program, and responded to questions from members of the Board. [PPC (D) 1]