MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, December 16, 2011

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, December 16, 2011, 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
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D

ABSENT: OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., ACTING SECRETARY
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D
ARIANE SIROP, M.D

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.

Sharon Brazeal D- 10955 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Sharon Brazeal for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Damita Brown D- 10734 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Damita Brown for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
Luisa Carrero D- 10959 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Luisa Carrero for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Joseph Caruso D- 10912 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Joseph Caruso for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Lynn Cayer D- 11119 DISABILITY.(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Lynn Cayer for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Brian Christon D- 11024 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Brian Christon for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Brian Cooper D- 10975 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Brian Cooper for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Gail Fay D- 10922 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Gail Fay for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Robert Fee MD- 1364 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend approval of the application of Robert Fee for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Rebecca Frank D- 10784 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Rebecca Frank for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
James Hyland D- 10916 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of James Hyland for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Norman Jordan D- 10968 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Norman Jordan for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Robert Kelsey D- 11020 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to table the application of Robert Kelsey for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
Timothy Kradas D- 11005 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Timothy Kradas for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Viviana Lopez D- 10882 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Viviana Lopez for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Susan Lundin D- 10934 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Susan Lundin for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Denya McGee D- 10716 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Denya McGee for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Mark Morrone D- 11118 DISABILITY.(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Mark Morrone for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Theresa Palmieri D- 11008 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Theresa Palmieri for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Robin Peoples D- 10983 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Robin Peoples for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Annmarie Pisani D- 10961 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Annmarie Pisani for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Michael Quintiliano MD- 1385 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend denial of the application of Michael Quintiliano for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Blake Rasicot MD- 1349 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend denial of the application of Blake Rasicot for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Sharon Scully D- 11030 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Sharon Scully for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Lawrence Smith D- 10512 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Lawrence Smith for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Eric Turner D- 10991 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to table the application of Eric Turner for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
Virginia Venancio D- 10740 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Virginia Venancio for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Carl Brown D- 10391 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Carl Brown. Motion approved unanimously.
Frances Grenier D- 10430 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Frances Grenier. Motion approved unanimously.
Kathy Mooney D- 9772 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Kathy Mooney. Motion approved unanimously.
Dorisell Worsley D- 10387 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Dorisell Worsley. Motion approved unanimously.


(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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