OCAP Disciplinary Actions

The Office of Unlicensed Complementary and Alternative Health Care Practice in the Minnesota Department of Health, Health Occupations Program is responsible for investigating complaints made against unlicensed complementary and alternative care practitioners in Minnesota, and pursuing disciplinary action when appropriate.

Public disciplinary action has been taken against the following practitioners:


Practitioner Name: Alexander, David Nucleo (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: September 2006
Disciplinary Results: Complete boundaries training, civil penalty
View document:PDF file (9 pages)


Practitioner Name: Aupperle, Troy (Blood cell analysis)
Effective Date: May 2005
Disciplinary Results: Cease and desist practice, civil penalty
View Document:Pdf file (7 pages)


Practitioner Name: Biggs, Tonya (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: March 2005
Disciplinary Results: Five year suspension, civil penalty
View Document: Pdf file (10 pages)


Practitioner Name: Brown, Jason Ross (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: May 2007
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (3 pages)


Practitioner Name: Bunce, Howard (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: June 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (3 pages)


Practitioner Name: Freestone, Tucker D (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: February 2012
Disciplinary Results: Indefinite suspension
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Practitioner Name: Gruman, William Kirk (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: August 2006
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (8 pages)


Practitioner Name: Hillesland, Roland D (Healing)
Effective Date: May 2007
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Practitioner Name: Hughes-Hawkes, Kristi (Naturopathy)
Effective Date: June 2005
Disciplinary Results: Complete boundaries course, provide data on medical devices used in practice, provide data about client referrals quarterly to the Department for one year, civil penalty;
View Document: Pdf file (12 pages)


Effective Date: March 2006
Disciplinary Results: Cease using medical devices restricted by federal law
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Practitioner Name: Imdieke, Deborah (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: December 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (9 pages)


Practitioner Name: Johns, Machaga (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: February 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Practitioner Name: Johnson, Harold (Naturopathy)
Effective Date: March 2005
Disciplinary Results: Cease taking blood, cease using the title Dr., comply with bill of rights requirements, civil penalty
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Effective Date: February 2006
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Practitioner Name: Magee, James Irving (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: October 2006
Disciplinary Results: Complete boundaries training, civil penalty
View Document: Pdf file (8 pages)


Practitioner Name: Murdock, Elias A (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: August 2011
Disciplinary Results: Suspension
View Document: Pdf file (3 pages)


Practitioner Name: Reiling, Devrie Bryce (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: May 2008
Disciplinary Results: Revoked, civil penalty, refund to client
View Document: Pdf file (7 pages)


Practitioner Name: Rogers, Robert Kent (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: February 2006
Disciplinary Results: Revoked, civil penalty
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Practitioner Name: Roulet, Joshua Bob (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: November 2010
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (3 pages)


Practitioner Name: Smeby, Alan (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: August 2004
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (3 pages)


Practitioner Name: Templeton, Jon (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: January 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (4 pages)


Practitioner Name: Valencour, Lawrence Martin (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: March 2011
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (2 pages)


Practitioner Name: Vedder, Shirley (Ear coning/candling)
Effective Date: August 2007
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (5 pages)


Practitioner Name: Yang, Gui Hua (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: March 2011
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: Pdf file (3 pages)


Please contact the Office of Unlicensed Complementary and Alternative Health Care Practice at 651-201-3721 for further information.


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Updated Thursday, 20-Sep-2012 09:37:47 CDT