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Public Meeting Notice Board Meeting September 2, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. VIA WEBEX - MEETING POSTPONED; DATE TBD

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Posted: August 31, 2020 12:24 p.m.
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Overview of Board Meeting September 2, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. VIA WEBEX - MEETING POSTPONED; DATE TBD

Board Meeting

September 2, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

VIA WEBEX

Agenda

                              COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

          NOTICE OF THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE
                            
BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN DENTISTRY

                                                 September 2, 2020
                                 
Via WebEx from 239 Causeway Street
                                        
Boston, Massachusetts 02114

                                                         AGENDA

If you need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the meeting, contact the DPH ADA Coordinator Yulanda Kiner, Phone: 617-624-5848 in advance of the meeting. While the Board will do its best to accommodate you, certain accommodations may require distinctive requests or the hiring of outside contractors and may not be available if requested immediately before the meeting.

General Session is open to the public and may be viewed and/or heard via WebEx.

WebEx Information: If at all possible, please call the Board at (617) 973-0970 at least 24 hours before the meeting to request an email invitation to attend this meeting by video conference. The invitation will contain a direct link to the meeting.

You may also obtain video and audio access to all sessions of the meeting open to the public through the following link:  

 

https://statema.webex.com/statema/j.php?MTID=md12645e791c3d331c667df7c9424545a

Call-in number for audio-only attendance: 1- (866) 692-3580 (toll free) only if you have no access to video conference.

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9:00 a.m.

I

CALL TO ORDER, DETERMINATION OF QUORUM, AND 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

9:02

II

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) for the purposes 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 an individual.

 

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 an applicant for licensure.

 

10:30

III

M.G.L. c.112, §65C SESSION (closed to the public)

11:30

 

 

LUNCH RECESS

12:30 p.m.

IV

   COMPLAINT RESOLUTION: PENDING BOARD MATTERS

  1. SA-INV-13379: Dr. David Gianino
  2. SA-INV-13380: Sumeet Malhotra
  3. DEN-2018-0149: Dr. Andrew Kurban
  4. DEN-2018-0150: Dr. Amir Fereidouni
  5. DEN-2018-0200: Ashley Lozo, RDA
  6. DEN-2018-0207: Dr. Sameer Tahoun

 

1:15

V

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

  1. Taskforce for Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Licensure
  2. Proposed Course in Safe and Effective Prescribing for Pain Management—Richard Viola, R.Ph.
  3. Request for Waiver of TOEFL Requirement for Limited Dental Licensure: Dr. Rodica Grosu
  4. Application for Initial Dental Assistant Licensure: Ekaterina Zhantuan
  5. Staff Action Policy on Unlicensed Practice (SAP 14-03) Report
  6. COVID Testing by Dental Auxiliaries—Within Scope of Practice?
  7. Discussion of WREB Perio Exam
  8. Review of Minutes of General Session Meeting August 5, 2020

 

2:30

VI

FLEX SESSION

2:40

VII

PROBATION MATTERS

  1. Review of Compliance/Violation of Probation: Dr. Peter McAllister, DEN-2017-0057
  2. Review of Compliance/Violation of Probation: Nakiya Harmon, RDA DEN-2019-0076
  3. Probation Monthly Report

3:00

 

ADJOURNMENT

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