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Actions Taken by the Georgia State Board of Optometry at its February 23 Meeting

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Macon, Ga.—The Georgia State Board of Optometry held its meeting on Wednesday, February 23, 2011.   The Board elected the following officers for 2011:

  • H. Kemp Jones, O.D., Swainsboro: President
  • Dudley Christie, O.D., Perry: Vice-President

The board accepted consent orders on the following Optometrists for failure to acquire the required continuing education:

  • Steven B. Nakdimen, O.D., Alpharetta
  • K. Gideon Mincey, O.D., Atlanta
  • Jennifer Jean Jabaley, O.D., Blue Ridge
  • Robert Young Park, O.D., Duluth
  • Patrick Flores, O.D., Duluth
  • William P. Giles, O.D., Jefferson
  • Alyce Miles, O.D., Macon
  • Charles R. Reddy, O.D., Suwanee
  • Mark Allen Hegetschweiler, O.D., Windemere, FL

The Board also issued final decisions for the following Optometrists concerning failure to acquire the required continuing education:

  • Sima Lal Gupta, O.D., Atlanta
  • Linhan Thi Truong, O.D., Chamblee
  • David Anthony Rossello, O.D., Columbus
  • Michael P. Shea, O.D., Cumming
  • Gregory M. Fowler, O.D., Evans

The Georgia State Board of Optometry is currently scheduled to hold its next meeting Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Professional Licensing Boards Division office in Macon.

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