MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, December 21, 2012, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Jayesh Kamath, M.D.

ABSENT:
Oluremi Aliyu, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Catherine Lewis, M.D.
Marc Croteau, M.D
Douglas D'
Andrea, M.D.

OTHERS PRESENT:
Joseph Lanteri, Disability Retirement Unit
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Virginia Brown, Retirement Services Division Counsel

Please note that a portion of the meeting was conducted in executive session as the focus of the meeting was the medical condition of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 9:38 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. Sirop at 9:39 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were asked to be allowed to remain.

Dr. Samson motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Sirop at 12:19 pm.

MATTHEW CAMPBELL MD- 1233 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend denial of Matthew Campbell'S application for Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ELONA CHUBBUCK D- 11215 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Elona Chubbuck'S entitlement for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

VICTOR DIAZ D- 10364 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Victor Diaz was not entitled to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GARY DONAHUE D- 11185 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Gary Donahue'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MINUTES OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -2- DECEMBER 21, 2012

ROBIN DUDLEY D- 11223 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Robin Dudley'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MANEDA GATLING D- 11169 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Maneda Gatling'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DEBRA GIFFORD MD- 1415 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend approval of Debra Gifford'S application for Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LONNIE GORE D- 11226 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Lonnie Gore'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GLORIA JAINCHILL D- 11071 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Gloria Jainchill'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

STEPHEN KRUGEL D- 11019 DISABILITY (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Stephen Krugel was not entitled to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SHEILA LAMOTHE D- 10808 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Sheila LaMothe was not entitled to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

FAMATTA LORDE MD- 1255 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend denial of Famatta Lorde'S application for Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOHN PARLAPIANO D- 11831 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve John Parlapiano'S entitlement for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBIN QUIGLEY D-11023 DISABILITY(RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Robin Quigley was not entitled to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DEBRA RADKE D- 11041 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Debra Radke'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARY ROSE RESNISKY D- 10950 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Mary Rose Resnisky'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARY SCARFO D- 11194 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to approve Mary Scarfo'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RICHARD SPRANDEL MD- 1409 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend denial of Richard Sprandel'S application for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRENDA THORINGTON D- 11313 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Brenda Thorington'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

OLGA VAZQUEZ D- 11209 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Olga Vazquez'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HERBERT WHITE, JR. D- 11177 DISABILITY

Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Herbert White'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to adjourn the meeting at 12:23 pm.

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