Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Against Licensed, Commissioned Professionals and Organizations

Aug 13, 2015, 09:18 ET from Pennsylvania Department of State

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of State filed disciplinary actions against 169 licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations during the month of July, Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés announced today.

A comprehensive list of sanctions imposed by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs is available online.

Each entry includes the name of the respondent, address, sanction imposed, a brief description of the basis for the disciplinary or corrective measure and the effective date.

Anyone who suspects unlicensed activity by an individual or facility, or who has been a victim of unethical treatment, can file a complaint either online or through the bureau's hotline at

The bureau's 29 boards and commissions license and oversee nearly 1 million active professionals and businesses, including a range of occupations in health and business fields.

Violations of the law or state regulations may result in disciplinary actions including civil penalties and the suspension or revocation of a license.

MEDIA CONTACT: Wanda Murren, (717) 783-1621


SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of State