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Nurse Listing: Monterey County

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.

This query found a total of 28 nurses. <b>These nurses have Monterey County as their place of residence, according to the Board of Registered Nursing. The counties of residence may not reflect the location of the alleged misconduct of the nurses.</b>

Click on the names below to find additional details on each nurse. You can also view the nursing board's public documents on the nurses by clicking on the PDF link.

There are several limitations to this database.

* Indicates nurse who was disciplined before 2002, when this database starts.

Name Current status Date of last action Case Document
Castillo, Phillip Michael Revoked Jun. 4, 2009 PDF
Cohen, Alan F. Revoked May 26, 2006 PDF
Cooper, Bonnie Revoked Aug. 9, 2004 PDF
Davis, Valerie Kirk Revoked Oct. 30, 2006 PDF
England, Robert Lawrence Probation complete Nov. 21, 2006 PDF
Enright-Maher, Teri A. Surrendered May 4, 2006 PDF
Escanilla, Armand Valenzuela Accusation pending Jun. 29, 2009 PDF
Gadson, Elizabeth Ann Surrendered Dec. 22, 2006 PDF
Gattis, Gary Dean Revoked Sep. 8, 2003 PDF
Harrison, Kimberly K Surrendered Dec. 3, 2009 PDF
Karhio, Susan Raye Surrendered Jun. 20, 2005 PDF
Larsen, Malintha K. Revoked Jan. 29, 2009 PDF
Lauber, Gary A. Public reprimand Jan. 8, 2009 PDF
Lee, Cheri Mercer Revoked May 7, 2009 PDF
Levering, Beth F. Surrendered Oct. 17, 2004 PDF
Lopez, Scott David Probation complete Aug. 29, 2008 PDF
Mitchell, Charlotte Revoked Nov. 20, 2003 PDF
Monroe Jr., George Christian Revoked Jun. 27, 2004 PDF
Nesmon, Kathy L. Surrendered Jun. 16, 2009 PDF
Nicanor, Cherie L. Accusation pending Apr. 22, 2009 PDF
Penebre, Katherine Alice Revoked Jan. 8, 2009 PDF
Posnick, Denise Cecile Surrendered Mar. 31, 2004 PDF
Quinn-Day, Patricia Lynn Accusation pending Jul. 20, 2009 PDF
Rogacion, Florence T. Probation complete Nov. 10, 2009 PDF
San Juan, Joseph Oliver Probation complete Mar. 20, 2008 PDF
Watwood (Sanders), Robin Leig Surrendered Mar. 24, 2006 PDF
White-Warren, Debora Kay Probation complete Mar. 15, 2008 PDF
Zwinge, Edward Antone Surrendered Sep. 12, 2008 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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  • The Los Angeles Times and ProPublica have conducted a joint investigation into the failed oversight of California's health professionals. In July 2009, we reported that the Board of Registered Nursing took more than three years, on average, to investigate and discipline errant nurses. It failed to act against nurses whose misconduct already had been thoroughly documented and sanctioned by others. And the board gave probation to hundreds of nurses – ordering monitoring and work restrictions – then failed to crack down as many landed in trouble again and again. Read our complete coverage here.

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