Oak Park Nurse Summarily Suspended

Contact: Melanie Brown 517-373-9280
Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

JUNE 24, 2013 - The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has immediately suspended the Michigan license to practice as a registered nurse of Johnnie M. Carter, R.N., of Oak Park, Michigan based on her convictions in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan. 


On August 23, 2011, Carter was convicted of two felony counts of False Statement to Obtain Federal Employee's Compensation. Carter was sentenced to one day imprisonment (with time served), three years of supervised release with terms and ordered to pay an assessment and restitution in the amount of $220,939.27.


On June 17, 2013, LARA issued an order summarily suspending Carter's license pursuant to the Public Health Code which provides for the mandatory summary suspension of a health professional's license upon the conviction of a felony, a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for a maximum term of two years, or a controlled substance-related conviction.


For more information on disciplinary actions taken by the health professional licensing boards within LARA, please go to http://www.michigan.gov/healthlicense, and click on Licensing for Health Professionals.


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