MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, January 31, 2014

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, January 31, 2014, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Mark Buchanan, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Steven Singer, M.D
Marc Croteau, M.D.

ABSENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D
Robert Fitzpatrick, 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 9:02 am.

Dr. Buchanan motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Singer at 9:03 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Buchanan motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Singer at 1:20 PM.

AMPARO AGUDELO D- 10395 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Amparo Agudelo's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BUFFY BACON D- 11637 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Buffey Bacon's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS CARTWRIGHT D- 11595 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Thomas Cartwright entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ALFREDO CASTILLO MD- 1428 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Alfredo Castillo's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TAMMY CUTLER D- 11403 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Tammy Cutler's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT DOYLE D- 10941 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Robert Doyle's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LINDA DYKMAN D- 11369 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Linda Dykman's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

VERONICA FRANKLIN D- 11502 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Veronica Franklin's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELLE HASLER D- 11139 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Michelle Hasler's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GAIL KRAWIEC D- 11472 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Gail Krawiec's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS LACROSS D- 11507 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Thomas LaCross's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DANA LAUDATI D- 11635 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Dana Laudati's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LINDA LEPINE D- 11505 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Linda Lepine's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GAIL LONGEY D- 11127 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Gail Longey's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL MCGAUGHAN D- 11338 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Michael McGaughan's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRIDGET MCGUIRE D- 11504 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Bridget McGuire's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DINA PARSON D- 11485 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Dina Parson's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT PIERRO D- 11633 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(POSTH.)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Robert Pierro's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DOMENIC PISTOLESI D- 11433 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Domenic Pistolesi's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ZOE PLAIR D- 11498 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan, to deny Zoe Plair's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Majority decision. Dr. Croteau dissents.

YOLANDA RAMOS D- 11495 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Yolanda Ramos's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WILLIAM RICHARDSON D- 11470 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve William Richardson's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HARRY SCHUESCHNER D- 11619 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Harry Schueschner's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

STEPHEN SMITH D- 11488 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Stephen Smith's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GLORIA THOMPSON D- 11393 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Gloria Thompson's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARTHA TOLAN-WILBUR D- 11492 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Martha Tolan-Wilbur's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JANIS TRAPP D- 11499 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Janis Trapp's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer to adjourn the meeting at 1:27 p.m.

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