MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, April 22, 2016

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Manny Katsetos, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Richard Blum, M.D.
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.

ABSENT:
Kamel Ghandour, M.D.
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Albert Geetter, M.D.
Amarjeet Dargan, 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 9:02 am.

Dr. Katsetos motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Blum at 9:03 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Katsetos motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Blum at 11:30 AM.

ELIZABETH ASHWELL     D- 12002     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Elizabeth Ashwell’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CAROL BARON     D- 11962     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve the entitlement of Carol Baron’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LINDA COONEY-FOGG     D- 11979     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Linda Cooney-Fogg’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DIGNA DEVILLEGAS     D- 11994     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Digna DeVillegas’ entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANGELA DIAZ     D- 10964     CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Angela Diaz’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RAYMOND DILLON     D- 11985     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Raymond Dillon’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RICHARD FOGG     D- 12014     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Richard Fogg’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELE GOLDFUSS     MD- 1498     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Michele Goldfuss’ entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JAMES GRACE     MD- 1488     CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve James Grace’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BILLY HYMAN     D- 11896     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Billy Hyman’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADA KERCADO     D- 11991     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Ada Kercado’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MISUK LEDDA     D- 12019     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Misuk Ledda’s entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELE PALMIERI     D- 12041     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Michele Palmieri’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARK RYAN     D- 12031     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Mark Ryan’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SANDRA SHERMAN     D- 12076     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Sandra Sherman’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DENISE SNAY     D- 11730     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Denise Snay’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELLE SUGGS     D- 11988     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Michelle Suggs’ entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GERALD WAITE     D- 12003     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Gerald Waite’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Katsetos moved, seconded by Dr. Blum to adjourn the meeting at 11:32 a.m.

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