MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, Aug 9, 2013


A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, August 9, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Steven Singer, M.D.
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.

ABSENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D. CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Mark Buchanan, M.D.
Marc Croteau, 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(s) of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 9:13 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. Singer at 9:14 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

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

RICHARD BALDYGA D-11122 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Richard Baldyga'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRENDA BARRY D-11260 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny Brenda Barry'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HEIDI BOEHM D-11062 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Heidi Boehm'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by unanimously.

IRENE CARDARELLA D-11381 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Irene Cardarella'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HERIBERTO CRUZ D- 11095 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Heriberto Cruz'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PATRICIA DENOIA D-11541 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Patricia DeNoia'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KRISTEN DEVOE D-11382 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Kristen DeVoe'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GERALDO DIAZ D- 10945 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny Geraldo Diaz'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WAYNE DOBBS D- 11201 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Wayne Dobbs'
entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GEORGE HORVATH D- 11420 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve George Horvath'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS KOWALEC D- 11385 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny Thomas Kowalec'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KATHLEEN LABONTE D- 11395 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Kathleen LaBonte'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GARRY LUTSKY D- 11531 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Garry Lutsky'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

AUDREY MALLETTE D- 11065 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Audrey Mallette'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PATRICIA MILLER D-11161 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Patricia Miller'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TRACY PLOURD D- 10861 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Tracy Plourd'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARIA RODRIGUEZ D- 11383 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny Maria Rodriguez'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KIM SILVA D- 11037 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Kim Silva'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOHN STONE D- 11263 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny John Stone'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DEBBIE SULLIVAN D- 11295 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny Debbie Sullivan'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KITT TIERNEY D- 11396 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Kitt Tierney'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT WALDNER D- 11523 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Robert Waldner'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WALLIS WARD D- 11275 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny Wallis Ward'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Singer to adjourn the meeting at 12:01 p.m.


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