MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, April 5, 2013

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Marc Croteau, M.D

ABSENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Douglas D'
Andrea, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D.

OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit

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

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 10:00 am.

Dr. Lewis motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Sirop at 10:01 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Lewis motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Croteau at 12:00 pm.

KENNETH CARLEY D- 11202 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Kenneth Carley'S entitlement Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL COCCO D- 11310 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Michael Cocco'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT DEKO, SR. MD- 1049 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to recommend denial of Robert Deko Sr.'S application for Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision, Dr. Croteau dissents.
CALYXTE DELAIRE MD- 1418 SERVICE- CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to recommend denial of Calyxte Delaire'S application for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CYNTHIA GILES D- 11147 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Cynthia Giles'
entitlement to Non-Service Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DOROTHY GRIMES D- 10870 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Dorothy Grimes'
entitlement to Non-Service Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ELIZABETH HALL-HURLEY D- 10346 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Elizabeth Hall-Hurley'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BEVERLY KALE D- 11040 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Beverly Kale'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAMELA KIRKBY D- 11058 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Pamela Kirkby'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANA OLIVER D- 11038 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Ana Oliver'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PHILIP PANE MD- 1405 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to recommend denial of Philip Pane'S application for Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NANCY PINE D- 10467 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Nancy Pine'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBRA RADKE D- 11041 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Debra Radke'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DARLENE RAMOS D- 11042 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Darlene Ramos'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MELINDA RIVERA-HERNANDEZ D- 11006 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Melinda Rivera-Hernandez'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MIGDALIA TORRES MD-1416 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to recommend denial of Migdalia Torres'
application for Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA TREBBE-KEAST D- 11389 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Donna Trebbe-Keast'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NEREIDA VASQUEZ-KELLY D- 11361 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Nereida Vasquez-Kely'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA VAZQUEZ D- 10724 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau to deny Maria Vazquez'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT WALCZEWSKI D- 11373 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Robert Walczewski'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MAREK WDOWIAK D- 11195 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (CONTINUED)
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Marek Wdowiak'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOAN WHITE D- 11280 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Joan White'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURA WHITE D- 11287 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Laura White'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LISA WIMBERLY D- 11153 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Sirop moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Lisa Wimberly'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to adjourn the meeting at 12:35 p.m.

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