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Report of Regents Professional Practice Committee to The Board of Regents

Your Professional Practice Committee held its scheduled meeting on February 11, 2019.  All members were present, Chancellor Betty A. Rosa, Kathleen M. Cashin and Regent Roger Tilles were also present but did not vote on any case or action.


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 4 cases.  In addition, your Committee recommends, upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Professions, that 54 consent order applications and 18 surrender applications be granted.

These recommendations are made following the review of 76 cases involving sixteen licensed practical nurses, thirteen registered professional nurses, eleven licensed practical nurses who are also registered professional nurses, four dentists, three pharmacists, two architects, two certified public accountants, one chiropractor, one landscape architect, one licensed master social worker, one licensed practical nurse who is also a registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner (Family Health), one manufacturer of drugs, one occupational therapy assistant, one pharmacy, one psychologist, one registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner (Adult Health), and one registered professional nurse who is also a nurse practitioner (Family Health).


Your Committee recommends the following:

That the application of Christopher P. Fronczak for the restoration of his license to practice as a Chiropractor in New York State be denied. [PPC EXS (A) 4


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 February 11, 2019, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.


Your Committee discussed several topics of interest, including:

  • Deputy Commissioner's Report/Update 
  • Full Board Consent Agenda Items
  • Board (Re)Appointments
  • Licensing Petitions
  • Designation of Regents Physician Shortage Areas (RPSAs)
  • Cazenovia College – Master Plan Amendment for Master of Science (M.S.) degree

Associated Agenda Item

Meeting Date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:20pm