MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, July 18, 2014

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, July 18, 2014, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Marc Croteau, M.D.
Carolyn Drazinic, M.

ABSENT:
Mark Buchanan, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D.
Ariane Sirop, 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 9:09 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. Croteau at 9:10 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Samson motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Croteau at 12:47 PM.

JOHN BALDINO, JR. MD- 1443 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve John Baldino, Jr.'s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRENDA BARRY D- 11260 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Brenda Barry's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SANDRA BERUBE D- 10929 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Sandra Berube's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CLAYTON BROWN D- 11533 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Clayton Brown's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID BROWN D- 11599 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve David Brown's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

AMY BURGOS D- 11590 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Amy Burgos' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

VILMA COLON D- 11724 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Vilma Colon's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DONNA CONDON D- 11591 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Donna Condon's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROGER DULAC D- 11555 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Roger Dulac's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARJORIE DUTKA D- 11486 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Marjorie Dutka's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRIAN ELTON MD- 1446 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Brian Elton's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN HAZEN D- 11366 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Susan Hazen's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BEVERLY HOWLAND D- 11596 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Beverly Howland's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL KISSEL D- 11325 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Michael Kissel's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GREGG LAURIA D- 11213 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Gregg Lauria's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CHERYL LOCKWOOD D- 11421 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Cheryl Lockwood's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DIANA MCALEES D- 10942 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Diana McAlees' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOHN MCCROREY D- 11556 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve John McCrorey's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PAUL NEUGEBAUER MD- 1422 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Paul Neugebauer's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ALBERT PITTS D- 11578 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to deny Albert Pitts' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

NORMA SEIN D- 11582 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Norma Sein's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

AMY SHOPEY D- 11602 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Amy Shopey's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH TURNER D- 11572 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Joseph Turner's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision. Dr. Croteau dissents.

NAYDA VILLANUEVA MD- 1450 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Croteau moved, seconded by Dr. Drazinic, to approve Nayda Villanueva's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau to adjourn the meeting at 12:49 p.m.

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