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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Interim Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Pharmacy

Disciplinary Action Report 2008


Name: Deena Leavens

City: Janesville, WI

License Number: 4493

License Status: Suspended                                   

Board Action: Suspension of license for six months.           

Effective Date: June 1, 2008

Description: Violated laws and rules governing pharmacy practice.  Obtained fraudulent payments by submitting claims to an insurance company for prescriptions which were neither filled nor dispensed.  Obtained prescription medication through employed pharmacy and altered records to avoid paying for the medication.


Name: Rodney Paul

City: Brandon, SD

License Number: R-4431

License Status:  Active with restrictions

Board Action: Five years probation.      

Effective Date: December 28, 2007

Description: Violated laws and rules governing pharmacy practice.  Diverted prescription drugs for his own use.  Ordered to continue participation in a monitored program for health professionals (South Dakota Health Professionals Assistance Program).  Will cooperate with the Board efforts to establish recommended procedures to prevent diversion in healthcare facilities.  Must submit quarterly reports to the Board.


Name: Janet McGowan

City: Sioux Falls, SD

License Number: R-4571

License Status: Active

Board Action: Three years probation.

Effective Date: April 14, 2008

Description: Failed to comply with South Dakota Health Professionals Assistance Program agreement.  Ordered to continue participation in a monitored program for health professionals (South Dakota Health Professionals Assistance Program).  Must submit quarterly reports to the Board.