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List of Disciplinary Actions: 2009

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 300 actions found in this query. These disciplinary actions – license revocations, surrenders of licenses, and probations – were imposed in 2009.

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.

Currently viewing 201 - 300 results
Nurse Accusation Date Decision Date Days Elapsed Decision
Steele, Deborah Paulette Aug. 27,
2007
Mar. 7,
2009
558
1.53 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Stromberg, Shannon R. Nov. 17,
2008
May 30,
2009
194
0.53 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Tanner, Michael Everette Sep. 8,
2008
Sep. 18,
2009
375
1.03 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Teasdale, Janel Marie Jul. 31,
2008
Jan. 29,
2009
182
0.50 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Terry (Boyles), Andrea Dee Jul. 17,
2008
Apr. 19,
2009
276
0.76 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Thompson, Caryn Beth Mar. 23,
2009
Oct. 30,
2009
221
0.61 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Tilley, Kathleen E. McCarthy Apr. 29,
2008
Apr. 20,
2009
356
0.98 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Vandyke, Rick Andrew Oct. 6,
2008
Apr. 30,
2009
206
0.56 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Walch, Ingrid B. Sep. 26,
2008
Jun. 13,
2009
260
0.71 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Walker, Wilma Sep. 25,
2007
Oct. 29,
2009
765
2.10 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Wallis, Johnny Ladon Jun. 24,
2008
Aug. 13,
2009
415
1.14 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Walz, Thom Martin Nov. 26,
2008
Sep. 15,
2009
293
0.80 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Warren, Michael Joseph Mar. 5,
2009
Sep. 14,
2009
193
0.53 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Westlake, Rockwell Spence Jul. 2,
2009
Oct. 29,
2009
119
0.33 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Whatley, Sandra Denice Apr. 9,
2008
Nov. 6,
2009
576
1.58 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
White, Phaedra Apr. 16,
2009
Nov. 27,
2009
225
0.62 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Williams, Mona Lee Jan. 12,
2009
Jul. 8,
2009
177
0.48 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Zajac, Rhonda Mary Apr. 14,
2008
Jan. 22,
2009
283
0.78 yrs.
Revoked (PDF)
Arredondo, Kathy Ann Sep. 11,
2008
Nov. 18,
2009
433
1.19 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Atkins, Diane Strock Mar. 16,
2009
Oct. 12,
2009
210
0.58 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Bates, Asta Maria Jul. 8,
2009
Dec. 16,
2009
161
0.44 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Bown, Anita Beth - Jun. 30,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Bradsher, Emily Winstead Mar. 26,
2007
Jun. 10,
2009
807
2.21 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Browne, Michele - Nov. 5,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Buchberger, Robert Sal - Jul. 7,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Carson, Laura Lee Oct. 10,
2008
Sep. 30,
2009
355
0.97 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Causey, Nancy J. May 1,
2008
Feb. 5,
2009
280
0.77 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Chase, Tina Louise Apr. 23,
2008
Feb. 5,
2009
288
0.79 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Chavez, David Joe Apr. 20,
2008
Jun. 15,
2009
421
1.15 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Cheng, Sheng-Le Sep. 5,
2007
Jun. 10,
2009
644
1.76 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Childress, Kathleen Janice - Feb. 4,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Chin, Jenny Kuo-Pay Mar. 16,
2009
Dec. 10,
2009
269
0.74 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Coble, Lisbeth Evelyn - Jun. 30,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Crnko, Nicholas Timothy May 19,
2009
Dec. 9,
2009
204
0.56 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Cruz, Ronald James Aug. 14,
2007
Jun. 2,
2009
658
1.80 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Delce, Tawana La Tecia Dec. 10,
2008
Sep. 30,
2009
294
0.81 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Dinenna, Victoria L. Nov. 8,
2007
Jun. 9,
2009
579
1.59 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Dixon, Susan Mary Mar. 12,
2009
Aug. 27,
2009
168
0.46 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Dutcher, David A. - Jul. 2,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Fedullo, Mary M. - Jul. 31,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Ferron, Mathew Daniel Sep. 23,
2008
Jun. 22,
2009
272
0.75 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Getzen, Rita Jane - Sep. 24,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Gonzalez, Maria A. Jun. 30,
2009
Dec. 3,
2009
156
0.43 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Griffin, Beverly S. - Apr. 15,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Hamor, Wayne Todd Jan. 6,
2009
Oct. 27,
2009
294
0.81 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Harrison, Kimberly K Jun. 30,
2009
Dec. 3,
2009
156
0.43 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Heredia, Taunja Rana Dec. 17,
2008
Dec. 9,
2009
357
0.98 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Hill, Jovellea M. Jul. 31,
2008
Dec. 18,
2009
505
1.38 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Hipskind, Carl Douglas Apr. 1,
2008
Feb. 17,
2009
322
0.88 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Houck, Rachel I. - Feb. 4,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Jackson, Heather Joy Feb. 3,
2009
Dec. 16,
2009
316
0.87 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Jacobson, Rachael Lyne Marie Sep. 26,
2008
Jun. 3,
2009
250
0.68 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Johnson, Patrice Anne Dec. 23,
2008
Nov. 26,
2009
338
0.93 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Jovet, Nancy Aguilar Jul. 22,
2009
Dec. 16,
2009
147
0.40 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Kaweck, Melanie Jul. 17,
2008
May 9,
2009
296
0.81 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Kim, Keum Hyang - Jul. 2,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Langley, Lanette Nov. 5,
2008
May 29,
2009
205
0.56 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Lee, Kenneth Eric Aug. 21,
2008
Oct. 7,
2009
412
1.13 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Lisk, Judy Ann Nov. 24,
2008
Jul. 15,
2009
233
0.64 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Little, Atousa Chanel Jun. 17,
2008
Mar. 24,
2009
280
0.77 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Maikranz, Suzanne Marie Jul. 24,
2007
Jun. 22,
2009
699
1.92 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Mainhardt, Mollie Janice Dec. 19,
2008
Nov. 26,
2009
342
0.94 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Malcolm, Dawn Lori Jul. 14,
2008
Sep. 2,
2009
415
1.14 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Manning, James Bernard Christopher Feb. 15,
2008
Dec. 16,
2009
670
1.84 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Manuel, Phyllis Anne Cushing Dec. 8,
2008
Jul. 15,
2009
219
0.60 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Matha, Leona Mary Nov. 14,
2007
Feb. 17,
2009
461
1.26 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
McCloskey, Karen Louise - Jun. 30,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
McCollister, Ann Elizabeth Sep. 26,
2008
Sep. 2,
2009
341
0.93 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Messick, Karen Diane Alison Nov. 26,
2008
Sep. 1,
2009
279
0.76 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Messinger, Jeffrey Alan Jan. 24,
2008
Jun. 2,
2009
495
1.36 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Mirise, Julie Nicole Mar. 23,
2009
Oct. 12,
2009
203
0.56 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Moore, Daniel Clifford Sep. 26,
2008
Dec. 3,
2009
433
1.19 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Musial, Thomas Edward - Oct. 20,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Musser, Opal Joyce - Apr. 14,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Nelson, Vandolyn I. Sep. 8,
2008
Feb. 23,
2009
168
0.46 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Nesmon, Kathy L. - Jun. 16,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Park, Laura S. - Apr. 15,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Peters, Thea McKay Apr. 7,
2009
Nov. 19,
2009
226
0.62 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Pigeon, Gregory J. Oct. 2,
2008
Oct. 8,
2009
371
1.02 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Romanelli, Philip G. Apr. 22,
2009
Dec. 3,
2009
225
0.62 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Scudder, John B. Sep. 23,
2008
May 15,
2009
234
0.64 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Secreriat, Victoria Noelle Mar. 5,
2009
Nov. 12,
2009
252
0.69 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Sequeira, Leah Suzanne Apr. 21,
2006
Feb. 5,
2009
1,021
2.80 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Smith, Deborah Jean Aug. 13,
2007
May 20,
2009
646
1.77 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Stell, Gail Landress Jun. 16,
2008
Dec. 17,
2009
549
1.50 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Thayer Jr., Harold Brooks - Dec. 15,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Threats, Vanessa Jan. 6,
2009
Nov. 19,
2009
317
0.87 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Thunberg, Paul William Dec. 8,
2008
Nov. 12,
2009
339
0.93 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Trickett, Robert Michael Mar. 23,
2009
Dec. 9,
2009
261
0.72 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Valinoti, Patricia Jean Sep. 8,
2008
Jun. 22,
2009
287
0.79 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Villabroza, Priscilla B. Nov. 24,
2008
Mar. 20,
2009
116
0.32 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Vincent, Neil R. Sep. 23,
2008
Nov. 19,
2009
422
1.16 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Wheeler, Kathleen Ann May 12,
2008
Nov. 19,
2009
556
1.52 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Williams (Ko), Soni - Nov. 10,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Wilson, Dorothy E. Dec. 18,
2007
Aug. 25,
2009
616
1.69 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Winters, Jennifer Lynn Jul. 6,
2007
Dec. 10,
2009
888
2.43 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Yamamoto, Margaret Frances Jul. 31,
2008
Mar. 19,
2009
231
0.63 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Yarnell, Elaine M. Feb. 23,
2009
Dec. 16,
2009
296
0.81 yrs.
Surrendered (PDF)
Yoshida, Hisao - Nov. 5,
2009

Surrendered (PDF)
Zrodlowski, John Edward May 11,
2009
Nov. 12,
2009
185
0.51 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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