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Nurse Listing: Santa Clara 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 63 nurses. <b>These nurses have Santa Clara 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
Baxter, Melissa Ann Probation Nov. 5, 2007 PDF
Beeth, Juliene Jan Revoked Jun. 14, 2003 PDF
Bell, Craig Robert Revoked Sep. 15, 2009 PDF
Berkeland, Janine Marie Public reprimand Sep. 4, 2008 PDF
Blanco, Samantha Probation Dec. 7, 2006 PDF
Boroumandi, Aflatoun Public reprimand Mar. 13, 2006 PDF
Bown, Anita Beth Surrendered Jun. 30, 2009 PDF
Boyd, Susan V.* Revoked Jun. 28, 2003 PDF
Brady, Michael Sean* Revoked Oct. 31, 2003 PDF
Bunker, Patricia Jean Public reprimand Jul. 23, 2003 PDF
Cabebe, Janet P. Probation Jun. 25, 2007 PDF
Carson, Laura Lee Surrendered Sep. 30, 2009 PDF
Chieksulaimani, Sassaneh Second amended accusation pending Oct. 12, 2009 PDF
Coburn, Sue Ann Surrendered Oct. 17, 2007 PDF
Corona, Obdulia Julie Probation extended Oct. 25, 2008 PDF
Crosby, Donna Leigh* Amended accusation and petition to revoke probation pending Sep. 23, 2009 PDF
Cruz, Aida Mendoza Probation complete Nov. 19, 2009 PDF
Devilla, Filipinas Probation complete Aug. 27, 2009 PDF
Fedullo, Mary M. Surrendered Jul. 31, 2009 PDF
Foster, Carryl J. Revoked Jun. 23, 2005 PDF
Gombos, Mark Probation complete Jun. 26, 2008 PDF
Hairapetian, Sevada Probation Mar. 9, 2007 PDF
Hamor, Wayne Todd Surrendered Oct. 27, 2009 PDF
Hintsa, Kesete Bernane Probation Dec. 22, 2008 PDF
Huang, Laurie Jean Revoked Jul. 27, 2005 PDF
Ignacio, Gena M. Surrendered May 3, 2006 PDF
Jordon Jr., Melvin Laurel Accusation pending Jun. 16, 2009 PDF
Kilpatric, Brooke Elise Probation complete Jul. 28, 2009 PDF
Little, Atousa Chanel Surrendered Mar. 24, 2009 PDF
Lizardo, Eduardo Dasalla Probation Apr. 20, 2008 PDF
Lorimer, Andrea Revoked Oct. 20, 2008 PDF
Luciani, Kelly Louise Surrendered Aug. 12, 2004 PDF
Luo, Xihua Public reprimand Jun. 21, 2003 PDF
Madarang, Ralph N. Revoked Feb. 14, 2008 PDF
Mainhardt, Mollie Janice* Surrendered Nov. 26, 2009 PDF
Malla, Ligaya Meim Revoked Nov. 15, 2004 PDF
McMordie, Colleen M. Petition to revoke probation pending Oct. 1, 2009 PDF
Melbourne, Jane Alicia Surrendered Jul. 3, 2003 PDF
Miller-Mlinarich, Vera T. Surrendered Jul. 21, 2006 PDF
Muan, Elizabeth U. First amended accusation pending Sep. 15, 2009 PDF
Nguyen, Yen Thi Public reprimand Oct. 27, 2006 PDF
Nunez, Julie Castleberry Surrendered Jul. 3, 2006 PDF
O'Dea, Brian Probation Nov. 7, 2008 PDF
Oania, Rosario Q. Accusation pending Jun. 18, 2008 PDF
Paterno, Karen May T. Public reprimand Oct. 27, 2006 PDF
Perez, Karin Nicole Surrendered Feb. 25, 2008 PDF
Pierce, Judy Rose Probation complete Mar. 9, 2005 PDF
Pirwani, Rozmin Salim Surrendered Feb. 8, 2007 PDF
Poblete, Romeo Le Revoked Sep. 26, 2005 PDF
Polizzi, Janet Marie Revoked Jan. 2, 2005 PDF
Port, Shelly Ann Revoked Jun. 11, 2007 PDF
Posada, Frances E. Surrendered May 13, 2004 PDF
Pringle Jr., William Francis Revoked Nov. 17, 2008 PDF
Rivera, Eden Diaz Surrendered Feb. 28, 2005 PDF
Roman, Natividad D. Probation complete Jun. 18, 2007 PDF
Rosete, Jocelyn C. Probation Dec. 6, 2008 PDF
Ruybalid, Guy Preston Reinstatement granted/probation Feb. 25, 2007 PDF
Silvestre, Violeta Saturno Public reprimand Jun. 17, 2004 PDF
Surry, Lisa C. Probation May 3, 2007 PDF
Tatel, Mercedes Apostol Accusation pending Jul. 3, 2009 PDF
Verrette, Joseph Anthony Probation complete Mar. 9, 2007 PDF
Wells, Catherine June Surrendered Dec. 18, 2008 PDF
Wood, Angela W. Surrendered Oct. 28, 2004 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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