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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ISSUES SUSPENSION AND RESTRICTION ORDERS
~Division of Medical Quality Assurance issues 24 ESO/EROs in the past 30 days~
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has issued 24 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) for serious violations relating to the commission of crimes, standard of care, drug use, or student loan defaults.
James Cocores, Medical Doctor, Boca Raton
Dora Maher, Registered Nurse, Tallahassee
William Fowler, Registered Nurse, Tampa
Sara Palmer, Registered Nurse, Tampa
Karen Vance, Registered Nurse, Riverview
Catherine Jensen, Registered Nurse, Orlando
Allen Johnson, Registered Nurse, Miramar
Linda Disbrow, Registered Nurse, Pinellas Park
Jeanette Whittlesey, Licensed Practical Nurse, Merritt Island
Holly Prescott, Licensed Practical Nurse, Cairo, GA
Daniel McIntire, Osteopathic Physician, Crystal River
Wayne White, Pharmacist, Miami
Nelcia Salmon, Pharmacist, Plantation
Christopher Switlyk, Pharmacist, Tampa
Ihab Barsoum, Pharmacist , Tampa
Stephen Logsdon, Pharmacist, Melbourne
Weight and Wellness Inc., Pharmacy, Plantation
NW Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Miami
Lamonte Hambrick, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Tampa
Ryan Rodriguez, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Jacksonville
Alene Thomas, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Macclenny
Kathryn Gordon, Certified Nursing Assistant, Tampa
Roniequea Sallie, Certified Nursing Assistant, Brooksville
Katrina Hamlin, Certified Nursing Assistant, Tallahassee
To view the most recent ESOs, EROs, Final Orders and Administrative Complaints, please visit http://newsroom.doh.state.fl.us/2012/02/21/most-recent-esoserosadministrative-complaints/. For other information on Medical Quality Assurance, including information about enforcement terms or definitions, boards and councils, or the heath care practitioner licensing process, visit http://newsroom.doh.state.fl.us/category/healthcare-licensing/.
Emergency suspension or restriction orders are not considered final agency action, but are imposed as specified by section 456.074, Florida Statutes. The individual is entitled to a hearing before final action is taken by a regulatory board or by DOH.
The Department works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.