MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY JULY 31, 2009

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, July 31, 2009, in the Treasurer's Executive Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.
PRESENT: JOHN MEYER, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., SECRETARY
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
ALSO PRESENT: Joseph Lanteri, Disability Retirement Unit
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor Disability Retirement Unit
Please note that all of the following hearings held in front of the Medical Examining Board were held in executive session as the focus of such hearings is the medical condition of each disability retirement applicant.
JOANN ANDERSON

D- 10311

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of JoAnn Anderson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL BARRY

D- 10061

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Paul Barry for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH CHICANO

D- 10237

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Joseph Chicano for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MATTHEW COLE

D- 10372

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Matthew Cole for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL COLLINS

D- 10457

DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Michael Collins for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD COMFORT

D- 10351

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Donald Comfort for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KEVIN COOPER

D- 10271

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Kevin Cooper for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA DALENTA-MILLER

D- 10123

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Maria Dalenta-Miller for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
ANNE GAGNON

D- 10304

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Anne Gagnon for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERTA HALCOTT

D- 10353

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Roberta Halcott for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TRACY HAYNES

D- 10376

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Tracy Haynes for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA HEIDTMANN

D- 10325

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Linda Heidtmann for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA KOKIAS

D- 10359

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Maria Kokias for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VIRGINIA LEHNER

D- 10104

DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Virginia Lehner for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RONALD LEMAY

D- 10205

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Ronald Lemay for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PHILIP MARASCO

D- 10211

DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Philip Marasco for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOANNA MITCHELL

MD- 1302

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial of the application of Joanna Mitchell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA PARADIS

D- 10451

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Donna Paradis for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
GARY PATERNOSTER

D- 10340

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Gary Paternoster for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PIERRE PELLETIER

MD- 1307

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial the application of Pierre Pelletier for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANCESCO PIZZOFERRATO

D- 10305

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Francesco Pizzoferrato for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KARLA ROBERSON

D- 10180

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Karla Roberson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM ROUSSEAU

MD- 1293

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, abstained by Dr. Meyer, to recommend denial of the application of William Rousseau for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved, Dr. Meyer abstains.
CHAD STRINGER

MD- 1322

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend approval of the application of Chad Stringer for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ELAINE WARMSLEY

D- 10362

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Elaine Warmsley for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD WOJCIAK

D- 10242

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Richard Wojciak for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
IRENE WOOLVEN

D- 10337

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Irene Woolven for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GARY YORK

MD- 1282

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial the application of Gary York for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN ZOCCOLI

D- 10371

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Stephen Zoccoli for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KATHLEEN ANDREWS

D-9565

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Kathleen Andrews. Motion approved unanimously.
WAYNE COLLINS

D-9696

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Wayne Collins. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD CONNORS

D-9510

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Connors. Motion approved unanimously.
ANNIE COOPER

D-9085

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Annie Cooper. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN GENTILE

D-9625

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Stephen Gentile. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT GUERIN

D-9590

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Guerin. Motion approved unanimously.
GAIL JONES-WILLIAMS

D-9630

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Gail Jones-Williams. Motion approved unanimously.
TRACY JONES

D-9558

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Tracy Jones. Motion approved unanimously.
EILEEN KAPLAN

D-9227

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Eileen Kaplan. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN LAWLOR

D-9621

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Karen Lawlor. Motion approved unanimously.
JULIA LEIGH

D-9189

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Julia Leigh. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN MARCOTTE

D-9297

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Susan Marcotte. Motion approved unanimously.
VIVIAN MCWATT

D-9695

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Vivian McWatt. Motion approved unanimously.
RODRIGO OLIVA

D-9657

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Rodrigo Oliva. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBRA PHELPS

D-9593

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Debra Phelps. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTOINETTE ROCCO

D-8900

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Antoinette Rocco. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD SCHOLTZ

D-9704

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Scholtz. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA STAMATIN

D-9617

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Donna Stamatin. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD STACIL

D-9007

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Donald Stacil. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH TRANQUILLO

D-9338

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Joseph Tranquillo. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN VAZ

D-9331

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of John Vaz. Motion approved unanimously.
KELLY VEZINA

D-8983

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Kelly Vezina. Motion approved unanimously.
HAZEL VIA

D-9564

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Hazel Via. Motion approved unanimously.
RITA ZINK

D-9555

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Rita Zink. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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