MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, December 5, 2014

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, December 5, 2014, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Albert Geetter, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.

ABSENT:
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D.
Lynn Rudich, M.D.
Manny Katsetos, M.D.
Kamel Ghandour, 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 9:07 am.

Dr. Geetter motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Pollack at 9:09 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Geetter motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Pollack at 1:46 PM.

TYRONE ABRAHAMS     D- 11624     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Tyrone Abrahams' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BARBARA BELLONIO     D- 11690     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Barbara Bellonio's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUZANNE BLAKLEY     D- 11301     CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Suzanne Blakley's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
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SUSANNE BUCKLEY     D- 11669     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Susanne Buckley's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

IVAN CARRASQUILLO     D- 11087     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Ivan Carrasquillo's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MAURA CORTESE     D- 11100     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Maura Cortese's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ELISA CUCCARO     D- 10847     SERVICE-CONNECTED (CONT'D)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Elisa Cuccaro's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TAMMY CUTLER     D- 11403     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Tammy Cutler's for a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CYNTHIA DILLON     D- 11673     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Cynthia Dillon's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH D'IMPERIO     MD- 1454     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Joseph D'Imperio's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ALICIA ECCLESTON     D- 11657     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Alicia Eccleston's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELLE GOODWIN     D- 11667     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Michelle Goodwin's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CHRISTOPHER MILLER     MD- 1435     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Christopher Miller's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PHYLLIS MULLAN     D- 11665     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Phyllis Mullan's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LUIS PAGAN     D- 11679     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Luis Pagan's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOANNE PIACENTINI     D- 11659     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Joanne Piacentini's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GEORGE POLAND     D- 11661     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve George Poland's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN PRICE     D- 11517     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Susan Price's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GWENDOLYN RAINES     D- 11456     SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Gwendolyn Raines' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

EILEEN SALAMON     D- 11655     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Eileen Salamon's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PEGGY SEBASTIANELLI     D- 11289     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Peggy Sebastianelli's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID VELOZA     D- 11662     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny David Veloza's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Geetter moved, seconded by Dr. Pollack to adjourn the meeting at 1:55 p.m.

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