Meeting Information

Posted 2:53PM, January 27, 2016

239 Causeway Street, Boston, MA  02114
Room 417

February 3, 2016


8:30 a.m.        

●   Call to Order

●   Determination of Quorum and Approval of Agenda

8:35 a.m.

●    Executive Session (closed to the public)

          The Board will meet in Executive Session as authorized pursuant to M.G.L. c.30A, § 21(a)(1) and (3) for the purpose of discussing the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than professional competence, of an individual, or to discuss the discipline or dismissal of, or complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual, and to discuss strategy with respect to litigation as a public discussion may have a detrimental effect on the Board’s position.

Specifically, the Board will discuss pending litigation: Commonwealth of Mass., et al v. Donald Sydor, Suffolk Superior Court, C.A. 2015-00780-F.

  Specifically, the Board will discuss and evaluate pending disciplinary complaints that involve patient records and treatment of patients.

  Specifically, the Board will discuss and evaluate the Good Moral Character of applicants for licensure.

11:30 a.m.

●     General Session (open to the public): Pending Board Matters

             DEN-2014-0058: Dr. Paul Freedman

             SA-INV-7879: Dr. Frank Varinos

             DEN-2015-0104: Dr. Richard A. Goodman

             DEN-2015-0043: Dr. Joseph Nash

             SA-INV-7757: Dr. Mark Sivers

             SA-INV-6825: Community VNA/Dr. Donald A. Pierce

             DEN-2015-0031: Dr. Robert Kelly

             DEN-2015-0032: Beverly Dixon, RDH

             DEN-2014-0120: Christine Villaneuva, RDH

             DEN-2014-0118: Dr. Ofelia Villanueva

1:45 p.m. 

●    Administrative Matters

             Good Moral Character Licensure Report

             Reactivation of Complaint Committee (start date, members, scope)

             CDCA Update

             Dental Assistant OJT Licensure Policy

2:45 p.m.

●     Flex Session

3:00 p.m.

●   Adjournment


Regulatory Workgroup: 


Next Regulatory Workgroup Meeting:

February 17, 2016, 9:30 a.m.


This information is provided by the Division of Health Professions Licensure within the Department of Public Health.