Oxford Nurse Loses License

Contact: Geralyn Lasher (517) 241-2112
Agency: Community Health

November 6, 2006

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has summarily suspended the registered nurse license of Kimberly Sue Middler, R.N., based on her convictions in Oakland County.

On May 23, 2001, Middler was convicted of one count of Operating While Impaired and one count of Disorderly Conduct, both misdemeanors. As a result, Middler was sentenced to eight days in jail, ordered to pay costs, restitution, and fees totaling $1,832.45, and was placed on probation.

On October 18, 2005, Middler was convicted of Operating Under the Influence of Liquor-2nd Offense, a misdemeanor. As a result, Middler was sentenced to 30 days in jail, ordered to pay costs, restitution, and fees totaling $2,728, and placed on probation for a period of 24 months with terms.

On May 25, 2006, Middler was convicted of one count of Operating Under the Influence of Liquor-3rd Offense, a felony, and one count of Driving While License Suspended, a misdemeanor. As a result, Middler was sentenced to 90 days in jail, placed on probation for 24 months with terms, and ordered to pay a fine and costs totaling $2,225.

On October 24, 2006, MDCH issued an order immediately suspending Middler's nursing 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. An administrative hearing will be scheduled to address the status of Middler's registered nurse license.

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