Deletions Due to Suspension, Revocation, or Restriction of License

The following persons have been deleted from listing with National Register pursuant to the "Guidelines." Public notices of final actions by COPPE appear on this web site for the period during which the person may not apply for reinstatement of his/her listing or reapply for listing. In cases where the person has been permanently barred from listing, the public notice is published for ten (10) years.

LAVARIAS, Lei Lopez, Psy.D.: II.A., II.C., and II.F.: Permanently barred from reapplication, effective October 25, 2013; II.A.: Revocation of Hawaii license; II.C.: Multiple federal felony convictions for tax evasion; II.F.: Failed to notify the National Register of the revocation of HI license.

LYHUS, Kristina E., Ph.D.: II.A., II.B., and II.F.: Permanently barred from reapplication, effective October 25, 2013; II.A.: Revocation of Maryland license; II.B.: Multiple relationships with three patients; II.F.: Failed to notify the National Register of the revocation of MD license.

NIXON, Stewart B., Ph.D.: II.A., II.B., and II.F.: Permanently barred from reapplication, effective October 25, 2013; II.A.: Surrender of California license; II.B.: Improper billing and submission of a psychological evaluation that was incomplete, excessively subjective, and contained major errors; II.F.: Failed to notify the National Register of the surrender of CA license.

RODENBURG, Frances A., Ph.D.: II.A., II.B., and II.F.: Deleted and barred from reapplication for three (3) years (October 25, 2013 – October 24, 2016); II.A.: Surrender of California license; II.B.; Conviction of driving under the influence which the California Board of Psychology determined as a substantially related crime; II.F.: Failed to notify the National Register of the surrender of CA license.

ROSS, David Opollo, Psy.D.: II.A., II.C., and II.F.: Permanently barred from reapplication, effective October 25, 2013; II.A.: Revocation of Hawaii license; II.C.: Multiple federal felony convictions for tax evasion; II.F.: Failed to notify the National Register of the revocation of HI license.

TWAROG, Jeffrey, Ed.D.: II.A., II.B., and II.F.: Deleted and barred from reapplication for three (3) years (October 25, 2013 – October 24, 2016); II.A.: Massachusetts license suspended for three years; II.B.: Under the influence of alcohol while conducting psychological services with a patient; II.F.: Failed to notify the National Register of the suspension of MA license.