Board Actions - 2013
Colin T. Kelley, M.D. – License # 10753
1/11/13 – Colin T. Kelley, M.D. entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. Dr. Kelley pled guilty to one count of Health Care Fraud; Aiding and Abetting, a felony while practicing in New York. Dr. Kelley’s license to practice medicine in the state of New Hampshire is revoked.
Michael P. DiPre, M.D. – License #10234
2/8/13 - The Board issued a Settlement Agreement for Michael P. Dipre, M.D. based on allegations of inappropriate prescribing of narcotics, as well as failure to adequately monitor and document treatment of pain patients being prescribed narcotics. Dr. Dipre’s controlled drug prescribing privileges are suspended for three years, starting from the date of issuance of the Settlement Agreement. The term “controlled drug” refers to any and all drugs contained in the Federal Controlled Substance Schedule. Dr. Dipre shall participate in a global assessment of his ability and skills as a physician conducted by Center for Personalized Education for Physicians (“CPEP”) or by Acumen Assessments.
Thomas D. Wells, D.O. - License #9206
2/8/13 – Thomas D. Wells, D.O. entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Board of Medicine. The Board received information relating to allegations of professional misconduct. On or about March 7, 2009 Dr. Wells was arrested and charged with simple assault for punching his thirteen-year old son in the face and was later convicted of simple assault. After this incident, Dr. Wells voluntarily entered into a contract with NHPHP to address behavioral and substance abuse issues, which he completed. While working as an emergency room physician, concerns were raised that led to his going on medical leave. On his 2010 renewal, Dr. Wells provided inaccurate information concerning his illness and medical leave. He is reprimanded and shall undergo a complete assessment of his clinical skills at KSTAR. The Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions, issued June 8, 2010, shall remain in effect until further order of the Board, and shall not be vacated until the KSTAR Program approves his return to the practice of medicine.
William D. Foord, M.D. – License #5307
2/14/13 - The Board of Medicine issued an Order of Emergency Suspension of Prescribing Privileges and Notice of Hearing. The Board has received information indicating that the continued prescribing of all controlled substances, specifically scheduled drugs II, III, IV and V by Dr. Foord presently poses an imminent threat to life, safety and/or health, which warrants the temporary suspension of Dr. Foord’s prescribing privileges pending a hearing that is scheduled for February 20, 2013.
2/21/13 – The Board approved a Preliminary Agreement for Practice Restrictions for William D. Foord, M.D. Dr. Foord has professional misconduct allegations pending before the Board. Dr. Foord voluntarily agrees not to prescribe any controlled substances, specifically scheduled drugs II, III, IV and V to any person in the State of New Hampshire until further order of the Board.
Dan W. Joachim, M.D. – License #14530
4/8/13 – The Board issued a Final Decision and Order on Dan W. Joachim, M.D. Dr. Joachim engaged in professional misconduct when he was convicted of felony level receipt of child pornography charges in violation of RSA 329:17, VI (j). Dr. Joachim’s license to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire is revoked.
Kevin M. Kendall, M.D. - License #10774
5/3/13 – The Board of Medicine accepted Dr. Kevin M. Kendall’s voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license due to pending disciplinary charges arising out of an incident where he reported to work while impaired and then hit a wooden object after leaving the hospital.
Jeffrey D. Rosen, M.D. – License #14695
5/3/13 – The Board of Medicine accepted Dr. Jeffrey D. Rosen’s voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license which occurred in settlement of pending disciplinary charges arising out of the denial of his application for licensure by the State of Vermont Medical Board and the subsequent voluntary surrender of his medical license in the State of West Virginia based on the Vermont Board’s licensure denial. The Vermont Medical Board’s denial was based on that State’s finding that Dr. Rosen had mischaracterized a response to a Board Investigator’s inquiry regarding the termination of Dr. Rosen’s employment at the Women’s Health Center of West Virginia.
Mark E. Splaine, M.D. – License #9131
5/3/13 – The Board of Medicine accepted Dr. Mark E. Splaine’s voluntary surrender of his New Hampshire medical license in lieu of disciplinary action. Dr. Splaine failed to maintain medical records for over 2,000 patients he encountered while practicing medicine. Dr. Splaine was ordered to complete certain continuing medical education credits within a specified time and provide the Board with proof of completion from a previous order. Dr. Splaine failed to provide that proof to the Board.
Don A. Holshuh, M.D. – License #6016
5/8/13 – The Board issued a Final Decision and Order for Don A. Holshuh, M.D. Dr. Holshuh engaged in professional misconduct by attempting to order prescription drugs from a drug wholesaler for personal use while his medical license was under suspension. Dr. Holshuh’s license is revoked and shall pay an administrative fine of three thousand dollars.