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On August 9, 2010, attorney for ...
On August 9, 2010, attorney for Planned Parenthood Mike Falkstrom sent an e-mail to Kent Nebel, Director of Legal Affairs for the Iowa Medical Board.
"That e-mail implies a working relationship and prior communication between Mr. Nebel
and the Planned Parenthood attorney concerning the open records request.
In a conversation with Operation Rescue on Friday, Kent Nebel
indicated that he
was required by law to inform Haskell that an open records request had been made for her
license application in order to give her
the opportunity to obtain an injunction.
cited Iowa Code Section 22.8.
"We believe that Mr. Nebel
acted improperly by forwarding the CIC open record request to Planned Parenthood
and denying the CIC the records that were legally requested.
Creston doctor on probation
According to Iowa Board of Medical Examiners Attorney Kent Nebel, Dr. Bonebrake initially admitted his substance abuse to the board Nov. 5, 2001.
said Bonebrake had violated strict conditions of the monitoring agreement since then.
According to documents from Nebel
, Dr. Bonebrake tested positive for marijuana Sept. 16.
did not comment on if Bonebrake's condition affected his
ability to treat patients. Nebel
said Dr. Bonebrake will not be able to practice until he
completes substance abuse programs and has been reviewed by the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners
did not know when Dr. Bonebrake could return to practice.
The Hawk Eye Newspaper
Kent Nebel, legal counsel for IBME, said state law prohibits the board from providing public notice of investigations prior to the issuance of a statement of charges.
"That is not in the patient's, the public's, best interest," Nebel
said, noting that changes in the law have been proposed to legislators.Meanwhile, he
said, a doctor is suing the state in Polk County District Court, claiming it is inappropriate for any information to be made public about investigations by the board until after a final disposition of a doctor's case is made.
"We would like to put the public on notice," Nebel
said the medical board does prioritize incompetency cases, but that in Mullangi's case, the charges did not involve "deaths or serious harm."
could not say whether any restrictions had been placed on Mullangi's
ability to perform surgery at GRMC
, Hayes said Mullangi
does remain on staff.His
status will be subject to review when the state medical board makes a ruling in his
case. The IBME
investigates all patient death cases, and has a copy of Klein's autopsy report.Citing confidentiality rules about ongoing investigations, Nebel
would not say whether the Shannan case had been added to the case against Mullangi
or would be pursued at a later date.
The Hawk Eye Newspaper
"Mr. McPike has demonstrated poor judgment," added Ken Nebel, legal director for Iowa Board of Medical Examiners.
demonstrates character deficits which often lead him to make choices not in the best interest of his
patients," said Nebel
The choice McPike made to pay a parking ticket with money covered in feces and his
actions afterwards demonstrates flawed decision making, added Nebel.
said McPike's medical license is suspended until he
can successfully complete residential psychological treatment and a comprehensive competency evaluation.
Newton Independent: Courts
Kent Nebel, director of legal affairs for the Iowa Board of Medicine, said the Statement of Charges against Lafeyette J. Twyner accusing him of professional incompetency, inappropriate prescribing, improper pain management and unethical or unprofessional conduct will now be heard on July 10 and 11.