By the Division of Professional Licensure


1000 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118

September 1, 2011

Location: Room 1E
Time: 10:00AM

Facility Briefing ( staff)

10:00AM Chairman's Message:

10:05AM General Business:

  • Approve Agenda
  • August 4, 2011 minutes
  • Board annual update from Office of Investigations [Alan Van Tassel]

10:20AM New Cases: [Closed Session: under G.L. c. 112 s. 65C]

  • CH-11-092[[DO]
  • SA-CH-12-001[TW]

10:45AM Settlement Negotiations: [Closed Session: under G.L. c. 112 s. 65C] Mary Pixley, Esq.

  • CH-10-076; 077[ML]
  • CH-10-078[CA]

11:00 AM Probation Termination:

  • CH-08-059[WD]

11:15AM Probation Termination:

  • CH-07-096[GF]

11:30AM Investigative Conference [Closed Session: under G.L. c. 112 s. 65C]

  • CH-11-018; 019; 026; 027 [BNF & JG]

11:45AM Facilities Waiver Request:

  • CHoR License #433 Dana Lewis, D.C.
  • CHoR License #742 Erin Cheslock,D.C.

12:15PM Settlement Negotiations: [Closed Session: under G.L. c. 112 s. 65C] July Brady, Esq.

  • CH-11-002 [LM Facility]

12:30 PM GMC : [Closed Executive Session under G.L. c. 30A, s. 21]

  • P.D.

12:45 PM Case Monitoring Update:

  • CH-07-096[[GF] Ce approval 8/18/11
  • CH-09-013; 014; 024; 025;026; 027[JS]3 rd Report 8/11/11
  • CH-09-035[MC & Rehab] CM 8/1/11
  • CH-09-087; 088;09-113[TR]5 th Report 7/28/11
  • CH-10-007;008[JD] CAP 8/1/11 & 4 th Report 7/21/11

1:00PM Lunch & New Candidates Interview:

  • Dr. Todd Zuelzke
  • Dr. Jesse Mead
  • Dr. Paul Dion

2:00PM Legal Report: Sheila York, Esq.

  • Request from licensee for advisory opinion regarding chiropractors contacting injured parties identified in police reports and offering chiropractic services.
  • Delegation of Authority
  • Dry-needling
  • Update on proposed regulations

2:20PM CE Applications: Dr. Jose M. Fernandez

  • Subcommittee Report: Applications: # 2699-

2:25PM Correspondence:

  • CCE - 8/16/11

2:30PM New Business:

  • Scope of practice discussion: Refer to: CMR 4.01 & MGL 112 sec 89/definition of chiropractic
  • Discussion of more efficient disposition of monitor reports
  • Chiro Interns serving in a MA Chiropractic office (Dr. Baritz)
  • EHR Policy Comments discussion (Dr. Harling)
  • Monitoring non-practicing disciplined licensees (Dr. Slak)
  • Policy Guidelines on Practice Compliance Plans (former Board Member Dr.Shilts) 8/15/11

Open Session for Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting