MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY AUGUST 26, 2010

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Thursday, AUGUST 26, 2010, in the Third Floor Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., SECRETARY
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
ABSENT: NONE
ALSO PRESENT: Joseph Lanteri, Disability Retirement Unit
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor Disability Retirement 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.
JOHN BOUTILLIER D- 10605 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of John Boutillier for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CRAIG BRADLEY D- 10742 DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Craig Bradley for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANCESCA CELLANO D- 10591 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Francesca Cellano for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURIE COMBS D- 10036 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Laurie Combs for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DIANE COVIELLO D- 10588 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Diane Coviello for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ZAIDA CRUZ D- 10551 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Zaida Cruz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement for additional medical information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
NICHOLAS DECRESCENZO MD- 1350 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend approval the application of Nicholas DeCrescenzo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT EICKENHORST D- 10449 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Robert Eickenhorst for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ISMAEL FELICIANO D- 10545 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Ismael Feliciano for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHARLES GARY D- 10445 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Charles Gary for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CYNTHIA HAYE D- 10448 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Cynthia Haye for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LILAROSE HULTON D- 10434 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Lilarose Hulton for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN KNIEJZNESKI D- 10334 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of John Kniejzneski for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANGELO LEAKS D- 10719 DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Angelo Leaks for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL LEZON D- 10613 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Michael Lezon for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SALVATORE MAGGIO D- 10610 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Salvatore Maggio for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHNNY MCCRAY D- 10614 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Johnny McCray for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JUDY MERRITT D- 10516 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Judy Merritt for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOYCE PACE D- 10700 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Joyce Pace for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN PACHECO D- 10161 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Stephen Pacheco for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS PERRELLI D- 10389 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Thomas Perrelli for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LORINE RIDLEY D- 10607 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Lorine Ridley for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JANE ROSS D- 10596 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Jane Ross for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CYNTHIA RUGGIERO D- 10566 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Cynthia Ruggiero for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
EMIL SEEBACH D- 10611 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Emil Seebach for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LAWRENCE SMITH D- 10512 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Lawrence Smith for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBORAH TRAMMELL D- 10531 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Deborah Trammell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BERNARD ZAWISZA MD- 1265 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial the application of Bernard Zawisza for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS BECKER D-9929 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Thomas Becker. Motion approved unanimously.
GAIL BLACKBURN D-9954 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Gail Blackburn. Motion approved unanimously.
LINCOLN BREAULT D-10014 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Lincoln Breault. Motion approved unanimously.
JOANNE BROWN-MORAH D-10006 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Joanne Brown-Morah. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA BURKEY D-9927 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Donna Burkey. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT CAMPBELL D-9673 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Campbell. Motion approved unanimously.
NELSON CARIBE D-10007 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Nelson Caribe. Motion approved unanimously.
MIBU COLEMAN D-9995 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Mibu Coleman. Motion approved unanimously.
LLOYD CYR D-9896 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Lloyd Cyr. Motion approved unanimously.
SHIRLEY DAVIS D-9854 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Shirley Davis. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTOPHER GALOTTI D-10001 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Christopher Galotti. Motion approved unanimously.
JAY GYNGELL D-9979 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Jay Gyngell. Motion approved unanimously.
DERRICK HENRY D-9943 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Derrick Henry. Motion approved unanimously.
WAYNE JAMES D-9978 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Wayne James. Motion approved unanimously.
MARTIN LANE D-9956 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Martin Lane. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSE ORTIZ D-10019 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Jose Ortiz. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLINE PEPPER D-9921 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table a decision on the continuation of the disability retirement of Caroline Pepper. Motion approved unanimously.
DON SUNROCK D-9757 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Don Sunrock. Motion approved unanimously.
KIM WIMBERLY D-9863 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Kim Wimberly. Motion approved unanimously.
DARRYL WRIGHT D-9968 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Darryl Wright. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID LEFF D-9285 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table a decision on the continuation of the disability retirement of David Leff. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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