The Board of Dentistry hereby gives notice of the issuance of an Order regarding the Petition for Variance for Hossein Pahanhi, D.M.D. The Notice of Petition for Variance was published in Volume 34, No. 08, of the February 22, 2008, Florida ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    Board of Dentistry

    RULE NO: RULE TITLE
    64B5-2.0146: Licensure Requirements for Applicants from Non-Accredited Schools or Colleges

    The Board of Dentistry hereby gives notice of the issuance of an Order regarding the Petition for Variance for Hossein Pahanhi, D.M.D. The Notice of Petition for Variance was published in Vol. 34, No. 8, of the February 22, 2008, Florida Administrative Weekly. The Board considered the Petition at a duly-noticed public meeting held on March 6, 2008.

    The Board’s Order, filed on March 31, 2008, grants the Petition for Variance or Waiver, finding that Petitioner has complied with the requirements of Section 120.542(2), Florida Statutes. Specifically: Petitioner is otherwise qualified in accordance with Section 466.006(3), Florida Statutes; Petitioner has demonstrated how the purpose of the underlying statute would be achieved or has been achieved by other means as evidenced through his residency experience; Additionally, Petitioner has demonstrated that strict application of subsection 64B5-2.0146(2) and/or 64B5-7.003(4), Florida Administrative Code, would create a substantial hardship or violate principles of fairness within the meaning of Section 120.542(2), Florida Statutes. Based upon the foregoing, the Board determined that Petitioner is eligible for a waiver or variance of subsections 64B5-2.0146(2) and 64B5-7.003(4), F.A.C.

    A copy of the Board’s Order may be obtained by contacting: Sue Foster, Executive Director, Board of Dentistry, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C08, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3258.

Document Information

Contact:
Sue Foster, Executive Director, Board of Dentistry, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin # C08, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3258.
Related Rules: (1)
64B5-2.0146. Licensure Requirements for Applicants from Non-Accredited Schools or Colleges