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Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

April 10, 2017

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April 10, 2017

Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health issued 23 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during March for serious violations, which can include the commission of crimes, violations of standards of care, drug use, impairment, drug diversion, sexual misconduct or student loan defaults.

  • Victoria M. Altman, Certified Nursing Assistant, Fernandina Beach
  • Yzelia Attilus, Certified Nursing Assistant, Naples
  • Pete Jeremy Barber, Licensed Practical Nurse, Kendall
  • Jennifer Briscoe, Certified Nursing Assistant, Largo
  • Donna Copeland, Licensed Practical Nurse, St. Petersburg
  • John Patrick Couch, Medical Doctor, Daphne, AL
  • Mark Raymond Curley, Massage Therapist, Winter Springs
  • Edgar Fajardo, Massage Therapist, Miami
  • Clayton John Fielding, Massage Therapist, St. Petersburg
  • Michael Haghighi, Medical Doctor, Jacksonville
  • Kassandra Shay Kirk, Pharmacist, Melbourne
  • Myeshia L. Leonard, Licensed Practical Nurse, Tallahassee
  • Lorelei Hokulani McAnany, Licensed Practical Nurse, Orange Park
  • Kimberly Ann Davis Palazzolo, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Ft. Lauderdale
  • Sarah E. Peddle, Registered Nurse, Port Charlotte
  • Marius Talos Prodan, Registered Nurse, Bradenton
  • Ernesto L. Rodriguez, Massage Therapist, Hallandale Beach
  • Xiulu Ruan, Medical Doctor, Mobile, AL
  • Rene Lynn Freshwater Shireman, Registered Nurse, Cocoa
  • Timothy R. Taylor, Registered Nurse, Cape Coral
  • Laurin W. Thomas, Registered Dietitian, St. Augustine
  • Natasha S. Tucker, Certified Nursing Assistant, Tampa
  • Jennifer Elaine Zahoranski, Licensed Practical Nurse, Port St. Lucie & Dade City

ESO/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.

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 health care practitioner licensing process, visit

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