MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, April 1, 2016

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, April 1, 2016, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Albert Geetter, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Richard Blum, M.D.
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D


ABSENT:
Kamel Ghandour, M.D.
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.
Manny Katsetos, M.D.
Lynn Rudich, M.D.,


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Colin Newman, Assistant Division Director

Please note that a portion of the meeting was conducted in executive session as the focus of the meeting was the medical condition(s) of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 9:05 am.

Dr. Geetter motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Blum at 9:06 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Geetter motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Blum at 12:35 PM.

BRYAN BROSSEAU     D- 12007     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Bryan Brosseau’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JULIE CALER     D- 11986     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Julie Caler’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

IVAN FOSSEIGURANI     MD- 1475     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny Ivan Fosseigurani’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANTHONY FRATTALLONE     D- 12013     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Geetter, to approve Anthony Frattallone’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision. Dr. Dargan dissents.

ANTHONY GALLUCCI     D- 11983     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Anthony Gallucci’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT JACQUES     D- 12010     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Robert Jacques’ entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TODD JOHNSON     D- 12092     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Todd Johnson’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LAVERNE JOHNSON     D- 11955     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Laverne Johnson’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARGARET LEOPIZZO     D- 9867     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny Margaret Leopizzo’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID MAURA     D- 11636     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to table David Maura’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

STACEY MILLER     D- 11929     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Stacey Miller’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JACELYN MITCHELL     D- 11981     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Jacelyn Mitchell’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARGARET SCHIRMER     D- 11978     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Margaret Schirmer’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CARMEN VAZQUEZ     D- 12015     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve Carmen Vazquez’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DIANNE WILSON     D- 11971     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny Dianne Wilson’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID WOODS     D- 11901     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to approve David Woods’ entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANNETTE ZEPPIERI     D- 11932     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Geetter, to approve Annette Zeppieri’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision. Dr. Dargan dissents.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Geetter moved, seconded by Dr. Blum to adjourn the meeting at 12:37 p.m.

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