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MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
for DISABILITY RETIREMENT
 
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
RETIREMENT SERVICES DIVISION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER

MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, April 26, 2013

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

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

ABSENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D. CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Marc Croteau, 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 of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 9:14 am.

Dr. Samson motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea at 9:15 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Samson motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea at 12:15 pm.

DARLENE BROWN D- 11367 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Darlene Brown's entitlement Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
MARCUS BROWN D- 11299 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Marcus Brown's entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
DIANE CHERHONIAK D- 10849 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Diane Cherhoniak's application for Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by unanimously.
 
JAN CHILINSKI D- 11188 SERVICE- CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Jan Chilinski's application for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
DEBRA CIPRIANO D- 10960 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Debra Cipriano's entitlement to Non-Service Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
SHAYNE DAGGETT D- 9871 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Shayne Daggett's entitlement to Service Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOSEPH GOSLAWSKI D- 11099 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Joseph Goslawski's entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
BRENDA HALLIGAN D- 11296 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Brenda Halligan's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
CAREY HEWITT D- 11189 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Carey Hewitt's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
ELLA JACK D- 11364 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Ella Jack's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
LOIS JAMIESON D- 11336 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Lois Jamieson's application for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
ROBERT JOHNSON, JR D- 11307 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Robert Johnson Jr.'s entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
GREGG LAURIA D- 11213 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Gregg Lauria's entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
MARK LITTLEJOHN D- 11337 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Mark Littlejohn's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
CANDICE MACK D- 11449 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Candice Mack's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOHN MILLER MD-1426 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to recommend denial of John Miller's application for Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
KEITH RICKS D- 10322 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Keith Ricks' entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
JACQUELINE SANTIAGO D- 11341   NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Jacqueline Santiago's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOHN SCHILLING D- 11302 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer to approve John Schilling's entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
CARRIE SOCHA D- 11303 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Carrie Socha's entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
PAUL VANDERWENDE, IV D- 11397 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Paul Vanderwende, IV's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
 
SUSAN ZAMPAGLIONE D- 11432 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Susan Zampaglione's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea to adjourn the meeting at 12:19 pm.

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