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Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

March 06, 2018

Florida Department of Health Issues Suspension and Restriction Orders

Communications Office

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health issued 39 Emergency Suspension Orders (ESOs) and Emergency Restriction Orders (EROs) during February 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.

  • Dominic Andreas Abosi, Licensed Massage Therapist, Miami Beach
  • Georgia Allen, Certified Nursing Assistant, Immokalee
  • Charity Bible, Registered Nurse, Kissimmee & Eagle Lake
  • Annette Borden, Certified Nursing Assistant, Hastings & Jacksonville
  • Michelle Lee Brooks, Licensed Practical Nurse,Tampa
  • Cindy Kay Burkham Carballa, Registered Nurse, Lutz & Tampa
  • Rosalind Sarah Chapman, Registered Nurse, Pinellas Park
  • Asif H. Choudhury, Medical Doctor, Fort Myers
  • Theresa Noel Combs, Registered Nurse, St. Marys, GA
  • Elizabeth Cotto, Licensed Practical Nurse, Holiday
  • Gerardo James De Jesus, Mental Health Counselor Intern, Orlando
  • Cynthia L. Denbow, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Niceville
  • Brandon E. Franklin, Certified Nursing Assistant, Gainesville
  • Melodie Anne Hanson, Registered Nurse, Spring Hill
  • Ellen Susan Sherma Jewell, Registered Nurse, Casselberry
  • Patience Lowery James, Certified Nursing Assistant, Coleman
  • Taryn L. Jamison, Certified Nursing Assistant, Clearwater, Dunedin & Rockford IL
  • Erika Leigh Johnson, Medical Doctor, Bonita Springs
  • Om Parkash Kapoor, Medical Doctor, Jacksonville
  • Susanne Nasir Kassis, Registered Pharmacy Technician, St. Petersburg
  • Kerrie Florence Katz, Registered Nurse, Spring Hill
  • Gracieuse M. Forestal, Certified Nursing Assistant, Port St. Lucie
  • Janine Marie Leonard, Registered Nurse, Sarasota
  • Jodi Lynn Levins, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Winter Haven
  • Robin R. Maisel, Licensed Practical Nurse, Palm Coast & Cape Coral
  • Nicole E. Matthews, Certified Nursing Assistant, Palmetto
  • Fannie Mae Oden, Registered Nurse, Kendall
  • Barbara J. Reutzel, Registered Nurse, Daytona Beach
  • Marlen Guerra Reyes, Certified Nursing Assistant, Miami, FL
  • Brianna D. Robinson, Certified Nursing Assistant, Clearwater & Largo
  • Ruth Catherine Russell, Registered Nurse, Plantation
  • Sarah Joyce Schluter, Registered Nurse, St. Petersburg
  • Antoine E. Skaff, Dentist, Charleston, WV
  • Ishrat Sohail, Medical Doctor, Orlando
  • Shelbi Karyn Suleiman, Registered Nurse, Orlando
  • Jacqueline Troncoso, Registered Nurse, Hialeah
  • Franshemeka Sheral Wheeler, Licensed Practical Nurse, St. Petersburg
  • Amanda Whitson, Registered Nurse, Pensacola
  • Melissa N. Wyman, Licensed Practical Nurse, Ocala & Lake Butler

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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