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Public Meeting Notice Virtual Board meeting (via WebEx)

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Posted: July 31, 2020 10:57 a.m.
  • Last Updated: July 31, 2020 1:43 p.m.

Overview of Virtual Board meeting (via WebEx)

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:

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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Time Item # Item Exhibits
9 a.m. I
  1. Call to order
  2. Determination of quorum
  3. Approval of agenda
9:02 a.m. 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.

Specifically, the Board will discuss and evaluate the Good Moral Character of applicants for licensure.
11:45 a.m. III M.G.L. c.112, §65C session (closed to the public)  
12 p.m.   Lunch Recess  
1 p.m. IV Discussion of expanded function dental assistant licensure requirements  
1:30 p.m. V Complaint resolution: Pending Board matters
  1. DEN-2018-0101
    Tabitha Rivera-Ross, RDA
  2. DEN-2018-0005
    Dr. Patrick Dermesropian
  3. DEN-2017-0071
    Dr. Austin Tung
  4. DEN-2017-0072
    Dr. Anphi Nguyen
  5. DEN-2018-0007
    Dr. Mahamadreza Yazdi
  6. DEN-2018-0187
    Dr. Olubiyi Ogunjimi
  7. DEN-2018-0191
    Dr. Brian Novy
  8. DEN-2019-0140
    Lucia Mastroianni, RDH
  9. DEN-2019-0141
    Dr. Jeffrey Ahlin
  10. DEN-2019-0142
    Dr. Dana Powers
  11. DEN-2020-0028
    Stephanie Cruz-Corrales, RDA
  12. DEN-2020-0029
    Dr. Sophie Markovich
  • Investigation reports
  • Attachments
3 p.m. VI Administrative matters
  1. Update, Discussion, and Vote: DLOSCE and Dental/Dental Hygiene Manikin/Simulated Tooth Exams
  2. Teledentistry Taskforce: Vote on Membership and Quorum
  3. Yankee Dental Congress 2021
  4. Review of Minutes of General Session Meeting of July 1, 2020
  5. GMC Report
  6. Probation Report
  7. Application for Initial Dental Assistant Licensure: Ekaterina Zhantuan
  • Draft minutes
  • Reports
  • Memo
3:50 p.m. VII Flex session  
4 p.m. IX Adjournment