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Suspension and Restriction Orders—September 2013

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

October 11, 2013

October 11, 2013

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

~ Division of Medical Quality Assurance issues 16 ESO/EROs from September 5 through 30 ~

TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Health (DOH) issued 16 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) for serious violations relating to the commission of crimes, standard of care, drug use, or student loan defaults.

  • Tracy Bennett, Licensed Practical Nurse, Saint Augustine
  • Magdi Bishara, Pharmacist, Tampa
  • Carmiel Butler, Certified Nursing Assistant, Panama City
  • Tracy Chastain, Registered Nurse, Tallahassee
  • Kenneth Cohen, Registered Nurse, Tequesta
  • Vanessa Francois, Certified Nursing Assistant, Titusville
  • Kelly Greenen, Speech-Language Pathologist, Palm Coast
  • Jamie Hutson, Licensed Practical Nurse, Tallahassee
  • Paula Johnson, Licensed Practical Nurse, Tallahassee
  • Latoria Jones, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Sebastian
  • Tiffany Mcintyre, Certified Nursing Assistant, Wildwood
  • Joseph Oakler, Paramedic, Havana
  • Jinghua Sun, Massage Therapist, Bonita Springs
  • Nichole Tribble, Licensed Practical Nurse, Vero Beach
  • Angella Walker, Certified Nursing Assistant, West Palm Beach
  • Scott Wisker, Registered Nurse, Tampa

To view the most recent ESOs, EROs, Final Orders and Administrative Complaints, please visit For other information on Medical Quality Assurance, including information about enforcement terms or definitions, boards and councils, or the heath care practitioner licensing process, visit

Emergency suspension or restriction orders are not considered final agency action. The individual is entitled to a hearing before final action is taken by a regulatory board or by DOH.

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