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Florida Department of Health Issues 21 Emergency Suspension and Restriction Orders in April 2016

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

May 04, 2016

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May 4, 2016



Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance issued 21 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) in April 2016 for serious violations, which could include the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults.

  • Sahskia Celestin-Blaise, Licensed Practical Nurse, Sarasota
  • Angela Myriah Clark, Registered Nurse, Pensacola
  • Karen Kelly-Connor, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Springhill
  • Claude Delmas, Medical Doctor, Miami
  • Elizabeth Goddard, Registered Nurse, Satsuma
  • Laurence M. Skolnik, Medical Doctor, Plantation
  • Michael Halprin, Registered Nurse, Melbourne
  • Lisa Michelle Jackson, Registered Nurse, Jacksonville
  • O’Darius Marques Knight, Certified Nursing Assistant, Pensacola
  • Sheila E. McCuiston, Registered Nurse, Palmetto
  • Evelyn Alina Miranda-Hankerson, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Hialeah
  • Wendy Ann Normand, Certified Nursing Assistant, St. Petersburg
  • Shalonda Rachelle Pate, Certified Nursing Assistant, Lake City
  • Katrina Michelle Phillips, Registered Nurse, Milton
  • Tammie Taylor, Certified Nursing Assistant, Brooksville
  • Jamie-Marie Thompson, Registered Pharmacy Technician, Sarasota
  • Sergio Miguel Coya, Licensed Practical Nurse, Fort Lauderdale
  • Connie Michelle Phillips, Registered Nurse, Hilliard
  • Angelic Marie Riley, Certified Nursing Assistant, Jacksonville
  • Tawanna Christine White, Licensed Practical Nurse, Hollister & Keystone Heights
  • Kimberly A. Yurchison, Registered Nurse, New Smyrna Beach

ESOs and EROs are not considered final agency action. The individual is entitled to a hearing before final action is taken by a regulatory board or by the Department of Health.

To view the most recent ESOs, EROs, Final Orders and Administrative Complaints, please visit

For more information on the Division of Medical Quality Assurance, including information about enforcement terms or definitions, boards and councils or the health care practitioner licensing process, please visit

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