02, 2015 - Gerald T. Kaplan, MA, LP, will serve a second consecutive term as a public member of the Board. Board term July 1, 2015 through January 7, 2019.
May 28, 2015 — The Board of Medical Practice is pleased to announce the reappointments of two physician members, Irshad H. Jafri, MBBS, FACP, and Joseph R. Willett, DO, FACOI, to four-year terms.
17, 2015 - Effective June 30, 2015, the 10% e-Licensing surcharge enacted by the Minnesota Legislature in 2009 will expire. Individuals whose application or renewal is PROCESSED as of 12:01 a.m. Central Standard Time on July 1, 2015, will not be assessed a surcharge. If the surcharge amount is submitted, individuals will receive a refund check for the surcharge amount from the MN Management & Budget. Submission of a surcharge fee after June 30, 2015, will not delay processing of an application or renewal.
19, 2015 - Actions about Byron C. Holth, M.D, Melanie J. Johnson, M.D., Blair A. Nelson, M.D., Deborah M. Nowak, M.D., Garrick B. Olsen, M.D., Jonathan G. Peterson, M.D., and Steven J. Schulz, M.D.
19, 2015 - Actions About Dr Spaulding Fred Everett, M.D., Dr. Melanie J. Johnson, M.D., Dr. Judith F. Kashtan, M.D., Dr. Christopher P. Maier, M.D., Dr. Terry L. Seeman, M.D., Dr. Dennis J. Sullivan, M.D., and Dr. Rebekah L. Wheatley, M.D.
14, 2014 - At the November 8, 2014 Board meeting, the Board adopted a Resolution extending the moratorium on investigating and taking action against licensees on the sole basis of prescribing or administering antibiotic therapy for “chronic Lyme disease.”
06, 2014 - Governor Dayton and the MN Department of Health have released guidelines for monitoring recent travelers from Ebola-affected regions. The American Medical Association also compiled and released resource information for physicians on preparing practice settings and patients for potential Ebola exposures. Both sets of guidelines are consistent with guidance issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Links to state and national resources are available on the Board of Medical Practice website.