MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, January 25, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Oluremi Aliyu, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Catherine Lewis, M.D.
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Douglas D'
Andrea, M.D.
Jayesh Kamath, M.D.

ABSENT:
Marc Croteau, M.D

OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Virginia Brown, Retirement Services Division Counsel
Steven Singer, M. D. - Medical Examining Board Candidate

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 9:21 am.

Elections took place. Dr. Lewis was elected Chairperson. Dr. Samson was elected Secretary.

Dr. Aliyu motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Lewis at 9:24 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division, as well as Dr. Singer were asked to be allowed to remain. Dr. Wilner Samson, Dr. Douglas D'
Andrea, and Dr. Jayesh Kamath left the meeting.

Dr. Aliyu motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Lewis at 11:30 pm.

DAVID ACKER MD-1412 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend denial of David Acker'S application for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLYN BALA D- 10865 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (CONT'
D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Carolyn Bala'S entitlement for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTONIO BIELLO D- 11186 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Antonio Biello'S entitlement for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
EDWARD BRODEUR D- 11192 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Edward Brodeur'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CANDACE CARBONI D- 11022 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Candace Carboni'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CONSTANCE CHARETTE D- 11219 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Constance Charette'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES COTE D- 11290 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny James Cote'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GARY DONATI D- 11159 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Gary Donati'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH EVANS, III D- 11168 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Joseph Evans'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CYNTHIA GILES D- 11147 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Cynthia Giles'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT GRIMES MD- 11022 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend denial of Robert Grimes'
application for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TERESA HURLBURT D- 11206 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Teresa Hurlburt'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAMELA KIRKBY D- 11058 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Pamela Kirkby'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TAMMY KONARSKI D- 11237 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Tammy Konarski'S entitlement for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DARRIN LONG D-10585 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Darrin Long was not entitled to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAZ MAKOWSKI D- 11230 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Kaz Makowski'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NANCY NEGRON D- 11173 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Nancy Negron'S entitlement to Servcie-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FERNANDO PICHARDO D- 11183 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to approve Fernando Pichardo'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL SAUCIER D- 11234 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Michael Saucier'S entitlement for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
YVONNE TOMS-CARDONA D- 11313 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Yvonne Toms-Cardona'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GEORGE WALL, JR. D- 10701 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECON)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny George Wall'S entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to adjourn the meeting at 11:34 a.m.

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