MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, July 17, 2015

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, July 17, 2015, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Lynn Rudich, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.
Richard Blum, M.D.

ABSENT:
Albert Geetter, M.D.
Kamel Ghandour, M.D.
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D.
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Manny Katsetos, M.D.


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Colin Newman, Assistant Division Director
Antoinette Alt, Ombudsman

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 9:06 am.

Dr. Lieders motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Blum at 9:07 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Leiders motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Blum at 12:24 PM.

GARY ANGELLO     D- 11845     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Gary Angello's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

NORMAN BAILEY     D- 11857     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Norman Bailey's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DIANE BARILLARO     D- 11856     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Diane Barillaro's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LINDA BOUCHARD     D- 11600     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Linda Bouchard's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WANDA BOUCHARD     D- 11697     SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Wanda Bouchard's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RENEE BUTLER     D- 11823     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Renee Butler's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUZAN CARNEY     D- 11471     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Suzan Carney's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SERGIO DESIDERATO     MD- 1460     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Sergio Desiderato's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MONICA DORKINS     D- 11939     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Monica Dorkins' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRADFORD EMMELMANN     D- 11942     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Bradford Emmelmann's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PAOLO FIDUCIA     D- 11922     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Paolo Fiducia's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HOLLY GARCIA     D- 11868     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Holly Garcia's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

NELSON GONZALEZ     D- 11899     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Nelson Gonzalez's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LAURA GUILMARTIN     D- 11238     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Laura Guilmartin's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

FREDETTE HALLSTEAD     D- 10429     SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Fredette Hallstead's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOHN HARRIS     D- 11855     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve John Harris' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RAMONITA IRIZARRY     D- 11882     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Ramonita Irizarry's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN JULES     D- 11737     CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Susan Jules' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROSEMARY MARELLA     D- 11808     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Rosemary Marella's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GLENNA O'BRIEN     D- 11825     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Glenna O'Brien's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JANET PEROTTI     D- 11923     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Janet Perrotti's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS SHIPPEE     D- 11823     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Thomas Shippee's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SEAN SULLIVAN     D- 11821     CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Sean Sullivan entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum to adjourn the meeting at 12:55 p.m.

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