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List of Disciplinary Actions: 2007

This data was last updated in December 2009. Statuses may have since changed. Check the California's Board of Registered Nursing license database for the most current license statuses.

There were 303 actions found in this query. These disciplinary actions – license revocations, surrenders of licenses, and probations – were imposed in 2007.

Days elapsed is a Los Angeles Times and ProPublica calculation referring to the amount of time that passed between the board's first public accusation against the nurse and the imposition of discipline.

There are several limitations to this database.

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Nurse Accusation Date Decision Date Days Elapsed Decision
Neuhoff, Susan Oct. 26,
2006
Mar. 8,
2007
133
0.36 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Newton, Scott Dec. 8,
2006
Apr. 19,
2007
132
0.36 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Noehren, Alice L. Feb. 27,
2007
Jul. 26,
2007
149
0.41 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Norman, Bryn Dec. 19,
2006
Jun. 11,
2007
174
0.48 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Novak, Teresa Vasquez Jun. 20,
2006
May 2,
2007
316
0.87 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
O'Donnell, James Edward Aug. 15,
2005
Jun. 11,
2007
665
1.82 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Parks, Ken Mason Dec. 27,
2006
Jul. 26,
2007
211
0.58 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Parmelly, Janet L. Nov. 30,
2006
Jul. 2,
2007
214
0.59 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Paschen, Beth Lynn Mar. 8,
2006
Apr. 19,
2007
407
1.12 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Pease, Brian Spencer Jul. 31,
2007
Dec. 20,
2007
142
0.39 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Pierce, Robert Aug. 24,
2006
Apr. 5,
2007
224
0.61 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Port, Shelly Ann Nov. 16,
2006
Jun. 11,
2007
207
0.57 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Revheim, Brian Andrew Jul. 23,
2007
Dec. 26,
2007
156
0.43 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Richard, Sonya Lavonne May 22,
2006
Mar. 23,
2007
305
0.84 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Rider, Angelique Michele Nov. 8,
2006
Dec. 15,
2007
402
1.10 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Rivers, Lauren Nicole May 18,
2006
Feb. 5,
2007
263
0.72 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Rose, Patricia Elizabeth Aug. 10,
2006
Mar. 12,
2007
214
0.59 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Scott, Linda Sue Apr. 18,
2007
Oct. 28,
2007
193
0.53 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Shelley, Colleen M. Jan. 5,
2007
Jun. 10,
2007
156
0.43 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Skews, Matthew G. Feb. 20,
2007
Sep. 6,
2007
198
0.54 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Small, Helene Renee Oct. 14,
2003
May 3,
2007
1,297
3.55 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Smith, Terry Lynn Mar. 26,
2007
Dec. 13,
2007
262
0.72 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Smith, Vickie J. Mar. 6,
2006
Jan. 8,
2007
308
0.84 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Stein, Barbara Redewill Aug. 31,
2006
Apr. 6,
2007
218
0.60 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Surmann, Cindy Karen Jun. 27,
2007
Nov. 10,
2007
136
0.37 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Sweeney, Christine Ann Oct. 26,
2006
Mar. 23,
2007
148
0.41 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Thomas, Sandra Apr. 25,
2007
Oct. 28,
2007
186
0.51 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Trejos, Duke Rocky Nov. 28,
2006
Jul. 20,
2007
234
0.64 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Valdez, Ella P. Sep. 8,
2006
Jul. 11,
2007
306
0.84 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Walsh, Laurel Anne Jul. 26,
2007
Dec. 16,
2007
143
0.39 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Warren, Jessica Porter Aug. 24,
2006
Jun. 7,
2007
287
0.79 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Whelan, Laurie Oct. 12,
2006
Jun. 15,
2007
246
0.67 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Williams, Jon Roderick Jan. 23,
2006
Mar. 12,
2007
413
1.13 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Williams, Karen Ruth Jul. 6,
2007
Dec. 19,
2007
166
0.45 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Windell, Laura Feb. 27,
2007
Nov. 3,
2007
249
0.68 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Woloszyn, Sharon M. Aug. 10,
2006
Mar. 23,
2007
225
0.62 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Yu, Roselyn Dec. 18,
2006
Jul. 27,
2007
221
0.61 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Zeidan, Sahar Jun. 14,
2007
Dec. 30,
2007
199
0.55 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Zylstra, Christeena Lynn Nov. 30,
2006
Oct. 28,
2007
332
0.91 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Ahern, Carol Jun. 6,
2007
Nov. 14,
2007
161
0.44 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Bland, Joy Ann Apr. 21,
2006
Mar. 5,
2007
318
0.87 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Bright, Dennis Edward - Sep. 19,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Bristol, Kenneth Howard Oct. 3,
2006
Feb. 3,
2007
123
0.34 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Brual, Minda Pacleb May 22,
2006
Apr. 5,
2007
318
0.87 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Campbell, Kathleen A. Apr. 22,
2005
Apr. 5,
2007
713
1.95 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Cipollina, Kendra Rebecca - Oct. 18,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Clark, Deana L. Apr. 25,
2007
Nov. 9,
2007
198
0.54 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Coburn, Sue Ann Jan. 17,
2007
Oct. 17,
2007
273
0.75 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Cole, Nena Babette Crane Feb. 20,
2007
Aug. 25,
2007
186
0.51 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Cooper, Richard Lee - Nov. 1,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Couturie, Donna D. Apr. 17,
2007
Nov. 3,
2007
200
0.55 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Dentoni, Sheila Kelley Jul. 24,
2006
Mar. 22,
2007
241
0.66 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Elliott, Tawny Renee Aug. 24,
2006
Mar. 28,
2007
216
0.59 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Eveland, Tracy Lynn Apr. 10,
2007
Nov. 29,
2007
233
0.64 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Fairman, Penny Lea Apr. 30,
2007
Nov. 2,
2007
186
0.51 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Faubel, Janet Aug. 24,
2006
Feb. 23,
2007
183
0.50 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Fu, Alexander Qing Jul. 13,
2007
Dec. 12,
2007
152
0.42 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Gutierrez, Patricia D. Jun. 25,
2007
Nov. 2,
2007
130
0.36 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Herlong, Kathy R. Aug. 24,
2006
Jun. 15,
2007
295
0.81 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Hogan, Yu Meng Jan. 5,
2007
Dec. 21,
2007
350
0.96 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Irvin, Christopher Alan Nov. 16,
2006
Mar. 19,
2007
123
0.34 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Israel, Steven Nixon Jun. 1,
2006
Feb. 23,
2007
267
0.73 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Jensen-Toft, Summer Lorraine May 25,
2006
Oct. 4,
2007
497
1.36 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Labauve Jr., Vernon Perry Jul. 13,
2006
Apr. 5,
2007
266
0.73 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Lahr, Nancy Ann Nov. 8,
2006
Apr. 19,
2007
162
0.44 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Lauterbach, Carrie Irene Apr. 10,
2007
Oct. 29,
2007
202
0.55 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Lauzier, Jeremy Paul May 25,
2006
Feb. 8,
2007
259
0.71 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Leland, Laurie A. Sep. 21,
2004
Feb. 8,
2007
870
2.38 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Lindland, Henry Maxwell Mar. 6,
2006
Mar. 16,
2007
375
1.03 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Linville, Thomas Garard - Dec. 7,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Lyda, Valerie Kathleen May 25,
2006
Apr. 6,
2007
316
0.87 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
MacKinney, Lyric Tracey - Apr. 17,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
McJunkin, Linda C. - Oct. 20,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
McKim, Diane E. Feb. 27,
2006
Jan. 15,
2007
322
0.88 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Miller, Maria R. Jul. 3,
2007
Nov. 12,
2007
132
0.36 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Moe, Gail C. Sep. 21,
2006
Jul. 26,
2007
308
0.84 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Morse, Deborah A. Aug. 16,
2006
Jun. 7,
2007
295
0.81 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Newell, Connie C. Jun. 5,
2007
Nov. 15,
2007
163
0.45 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Pace, Dawn K. Oct. 25,
2005
Jul. 2,
2007
615
1.68 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Pirwani, Rozmin Salim Sep. 7,
2005
Feb. 8,
2007
519
1.42 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Pitchford, Rosalind Y. Aug. 16,
2007
Dec. 24,
2007
130
0.36 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Pitifer, Mar Ellen Dec. 18,
2006
Jul. 6,
2007
200
0.55 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Podd, Cathryn Lee Dec. 21,
2006
Oct. 24,
2007
307
0.84 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Pullman, Laura Kay May 31,
2005
Jan. 15,
2007
594
1.63 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Ramirez, Estela Oct. 26,
2006
Jun. 7,
2007
224
0.61 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Redmon, Suzie Marie May 25,
2006
Jan. 22,
2007
242
0.66 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Russell, Sherry E. Feb. 22,
2005
Feb. 5,
2007
713
1.95 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Sackett, Jeffrey William - Oct. 18,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Sanders, Ozelle Aletha Jan. 30,
2007
Nov. 3,
2007
277
0.76 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Shultz, Judith A. - Apr. 18,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Smith, Kathleen Ann - Jun. 4,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Smith, Wendy Sue Dec. 6,
2006
Jul. 19,
2007
225
0.62 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Sneddon (Howe), Lynne Rae - Oct. 18,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Speegle, Sandra Louise Mar. 12,
2007
Oct. 28,
2007
230
0.63 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Spruill, Knar May 22,
2007
Nov. 1,
2007
163
0.45 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Stevens, Dorsie Mae Apr. 21,
2006
Mar. 12,
2007
325
0.89 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Talbot, Phyllis Meral May 15,
2006
Jul. 20,
2007
431
1.18 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Walker, Diana Lynn Jun. 25,
2007
Nov. 15,
2007
143
0.39 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Ward, Constance Laverne Jul. 13,
2006
Mar. 2,
2007
232
0.64 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Whelan, Cheryl A. Jun. 15,
2006
Feb. 22,
2007
252
0.69 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Wilson, Nancy Anne Aug. 31,
2006
Jul. 13,
2007
316
0.87 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Wilson (Lang), Sally Marie - Nov. 1,
2007

Surrendered (PDF)
Wright, Gwendolyn M. Mar. 16,
2004
Feb. 5,
2007
1,056
2.89 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)

Data last updated Dec. 26, 2009

Please note there are several limitations to the database:
  • This database includes nurses who faced disciplinary action between 2002 and September 2009, as well as any subsequent actions against these nurses. .
  • Employers and patients seeking verification of a nurse’s license should use the Web site of the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Multiple nurses may have the same name, but each has a unique license number.
  • The information on the database is based on the Web site of the Board of Registered Nursing and state documents. In some cases, the Web site and documents conflict; in such cases, reporters used dates included in the board’s documents.
  • Documents for some cases are missing from the site in whole or in part.
  • The database does not include discipline against nurses meted out as a condition of being licensed. Such discipline is only included if the nurse subsequently faced board action.
  • The grounds listed for discipline in this database are based on the board’s public allegations against the nurses. Because accusations are sometimes written in an unclear or inconsistent manner, reporters did not try to guess the intent.
  • This database includes discipline against some nurses who have subsequently died. The board has removed many of these nurses from its Web site. They are included here because they faced disciplinary action during the period examined.

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