OCAP Disciplinary Actions

Office of Unlicensed Complementary and Alternative Health Care Practice 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.

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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: View Alexander Determination (PDF)


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


Practitioner Name: Biggs, Tonya (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: March 2005
Disciplinary Results: Five year suspension, civil penalty
View Document: View Biggs Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Brown, Jason Ross (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: May 2007
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Brown Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Bunce, Howard (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: June 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Bunce Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Chouinard, Michael
Effective Date: May 21, 2018
Disciplinary Results: Stipulation and Consent; Civil Penalty
View Document: View Chouinard Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Freestone, Tucker D (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: February 2012
Disciplinary Results: Indefinite suspension
View Document: View Freestone Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Gruman, William Kirk (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: August 2006
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Grueman Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Harder, Sandra
Effective Date: November 28, 2017
Disciplinary Results: Suspended
View Document: View Harder Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Hillesland, Roland D (Healing)
Effective Date: May 2007
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Hillesland Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Ho, Mitchell Le Dac (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: June 23, 2018
Disciplinary Results: Suspended
View Document: View Ho Determination (PDF)


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: View Hughes-Hawkes determination (PDF)
Effective Date: March 2006
Disciplinary Results: Cease using medical devices restricted by federal law
View Document: View Hughes-Hawkes Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Imdieke, Deborah (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: December 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Imdieke Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Johns, Machaga (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: February 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Johns Determination (PDF)


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: View Johnson Determination 1 (PDF)

Effective Date: February 2006
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Johnson Determination 2 (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Lasch, Stephanie (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: October 2015
Disciplinary Results: Revoked, civil penalty
View Document: View Lasch Determination (PDF)


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


Practitioner Name: Marquiss, Roy G (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: December 2015
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Marquiss Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Murdock, Elias A (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: August 2011
Disciplinary Results: Suspension
View Document: View Murdock Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Palmer, Brandon Lee (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: August 2014
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Palmer Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Perry, Matthew Ryan (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: June 23, 2018
Disciplinary Results: Suspended
View Document: View Perry Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Peterson, Lucas Delray (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: March 17, 2018
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Peterson Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Quinlan, Paula (Massage therapy)
Effective Date: April 2015
Disciplinary Results: Civil Penalty, Cease Activity
View Document: View Quinlan Determination (PDF)


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


Practitioner Name: Rogers, Robert Kent (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: February 2006
Disciplinary Results: Revoked, civil penalty
View Document: View Rodgers Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Roulet, Joshua Bob (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: November 2010
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Roulet Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Sarppo, Gary Lee (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: March 22, 2018
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Sarppo Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Smeby, Alan (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: August 2004
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Smeby Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Templeton, Jon (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: January 2005
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Templeton Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Valencour, Lawrence Martin (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: March 2011
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Valencour Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Vedder, Shirley (Ear coning/candling)
Effective Date: August 2007
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Vedder Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Weisman, Eric
Effective Date: January 18, 2018
Disciplinary Results: Civil Penalty
View Document: View Weisman Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Wutschke, Wade Rio (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: September 2015
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Wutshke Determination (PDF)


Practitioner Name: Yang, Gui Hua (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: March 2011
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Yang Determination (PDF)

Practitioner Name: Young II, John Earl (Massage Therapy)
Effective Date: June 20, 2018
Disciplinary Results: Revoked
View Document: View Young Determination (PDF)


Please contact the Office of Unlicensed Complementary and Alternative Health Care Practice at 651-201-3731 for further information.


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Updated Friday, June 29, 2018 at 03:35PM