MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, August 24, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, August 24, 2012, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D., SECRETARY
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D

ABSENT: OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
WILNER SAMSON, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
ARIANE SIROP, M.D
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.

ALSO PRESENT: Joseph Lanteri, Disability Retirement Unit
Jeffrey Bieber, Supervisor Investigation & Recovery Unit

Please note that all of the following hearings held in front of the Medical Examining Board were held in executive session as the focus of such hearings is the medical condition of each Disability Retirement applicant.

BONITA BARTELL D-11160 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Bonita Bartell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTONINO BASCETTA MD- 1127 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend denial of the application of Antonino Bascetta for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANDREA CALLAHAN D- 11054 SERVICE-CONNECTED(CONT'D)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Andrea Callahan for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID CARI MD- 1406 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend denial of the application of David Cari for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHERYELLE EICHORST D- 11004 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Cheryelle Eichorst for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GAYLE FAY D- 10922 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Gayle Fay for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RONALD GARTHWAIT D- 11167 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Ronald Garthwait for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SHARON GIGUERE D- 11125 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Sharon Giguere for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHELLE HASLER D- 11139 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Michelle Hasler for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NANCY HERNANDEZ D- 11055 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Nancy Hernandez for a Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
SHAWN IRWIN D- 11109 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Shawn Irwin for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANNE KARAS D- 11297 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Anne Karas for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously
PETER MOLINARO D- 11154 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Peter Molinaro for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KIMBERLY MURZYN D- 9596 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Kimberly Murzyn for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN PERTILLAR D- 11060 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of John Pertillar for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LETICIA SANTANA-LOPEZ MD- 1346 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend denial of the application of Leticia Santana-Lopez for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BARBARA SCHULD D- 10741 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Barbara Schuld for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
HASSON STAVIS D- 11120 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Hasson Stavis for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARGARET TAYLOR D- 11016 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Margaret Taylor for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN TORRES D- 11174 DISABILITY
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Karen Torres for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LYNN WAGNER D- 8841 DISABILITY (APPEAL-POSTH.)
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Lynn Wagner for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DOROTHY ALEXANDER D- 10534 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Dorothy Alexander. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTHONY ANTON D- 10315 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability retirement of Anthony Anton. Motion approved unanimously.
RAIZZA BROWN D- 10543 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Raizza Brown. Motion approved unanimously.
RONNA CAPOZZI D- 10290 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Ronna Capozzi. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT CONSIGLIO D- 10405 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Robert Consiglio. Motion approved unanimously.
BRIAN CUTTITTA D-10524 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Brian Cuttitta. Motion approved unanimously.
THERESA CYR D-10608 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Theresa Cyr. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN DUBE D-10363 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Karen Dube. Motion approved unanimously.
DANIEL HICKEY D-10314 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Daniel Hickey. Motion approved unanimously.
MELISSA HOLMES D-10522 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Melissa Holmes. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA JOHNSTON D-10550 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Linda Johnston. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD LEONARDO D-10335 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Richard Leonardo. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH PAGLIA D-10527 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Joseph Paglia. Motion approved unanimously.
CORINNA STANCIL D-10506 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Corinna Stancil. Motion approved unanimously.
COLLETTE WEBB D-10530 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Collette Webb. Motion approved unanimously.
SHERRILL WILSON D-10210 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. D'Andrea moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Sherrill Wilson. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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