State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts

3605 Missouri Boulevard
PO Box 4
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-0098
Fax: (573)-751-3166

Email: healingarts@pr.mo.gov
Website: http://www.pr.mo.gov/healingarts.asp

Director: Connie Clarkston

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 334.120

Department: Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration

Mission: To protect the citizens of the state through the licensing of physicians and other health designated professionals, assessing their competence to practice and their moral character. It is also the Board's duty to investigate all complaints against its licensees in a fair and equitable manner.

Function: The Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts registers, licenses, and regulates all physicians and surgeons in the state. In addition, the board is also responsible for all physical therapists, speech pathologists, audiologists, physician assistants, clinical perfusionists, physical therapist assistants, anesthesiologist assistants, and athletic trainers. The members are supported by a staff of 44 administrators, investigators, licensure technicians, and clerical staff to handle daily operations. Members review and act on issues of discipline, licensure, rules and regulations, legislation and other business. The board has the power to revoke, suspend, deny, probate and reinstate licenses.

SubCommittees: Disciplinary Committee Licensure Committee Association Liaison Committee Impaired Physicians Committee Collaborative Practice Committee Physician Assistants Committee Public Issues Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4 meetings and 4 conference calls

Location of meetings: Jefferson City, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Springfield

Duration of meetings: 3 days

Preparation time for meetings: 50 hours

Total time commitment: 325 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $50 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: at least 5 members must be medical doctors; at least 2 members must be doctors of osteopathy; and 1 must be a public member

Political Requirements: yes, not more than 5 members may be members of the same political party

Geographic Requirements: no

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Dr. David A. Poggemeier(R)
American Medical School 1
St. Charles
Term begins: Jun 7, 2007
Term expires: Sep 3, 2010

Dr. Jeffrey Carter(D)
American Medical School 2
St. Louis
Term begins: Jul 30, 2009
Term expires: Sep 3, 2010

Vacant Slot
American Medical School 3

Dr. John Lyskowski(I)
American Medical School 4
Jefferson City
Term begins: Mar 7, 2014
Term expires: Sep 3, 2015

Dr. Bradley D. Freeman(D)
American Medical School 5
St. Louis
Term begins: Apr 28, 2008
Term expires: Sep 3, 2011

Dr. Benjamin Lampert(R)
American Medical School 6
Springfield
Term begins: Feb 4, 2010
Term expires: Sep 3, 2012

David Edward Tannehill(I)
American Osteopathic School 1
Fenton
Term begins: Feb 27, 2014
Term expires: Sep 3, 2014

Dr. James A. DiRenna(D)
American Osteopathic School 2
Gladstone
Term begins: Sep 15, 2009
Term expires: Sep 3, 2012

Mr. Kevin O'Malley(D)
Public Member
St. Louis
Term begins: Jul 1, 2009
Term expires: Jun 30, 2013