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MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
for DISABILITY RETIREMENT
 
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
RETIREMENT SERVICES DIVISION
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER

MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, July 27, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, July 27, 2012, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
WILNER SAMSON, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.

ABSENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D., SECRETARY
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D
ARIANE SIROP, 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.

RICHARD BELLEMARE D-10715 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Richard Bellemare for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
 
HEIDI BOEHM D- 11062 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Heidi Boehm for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
DAWN CANTONE D- 11052 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Dawn Cantone for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
MAUREEN CEDIO D- 11148 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to table a decision on the application of Maureen Cedio for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional information.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JENNIFER  DELEON D- 11035 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to table a decision on the application of Jennifer DeLeon for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional information.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ANGELA DIAZ D- 10964 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Angela Diaz for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
LOUIS EGBUNA D- 11105 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Louis Egbuna for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
LAWRENCE FUSCO D- 10897 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Lawrence Fusco for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
LINDA HEIDTMANN D- 10325 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Linda Heidtmann for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
NADINE KULENSKI D- 11028 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Nadine Kulenski for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
KIMBERLY LAFLAMME D- 10101 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT (APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Kimberly LaFlamme for the continuation of entitlement of a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
SHERRY LANG D- 11096 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Sherry Lang for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously
 
JOHNNY MCCRAY D- 10614 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Johnny McCray for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
MARK NAROWSKI D- 10943 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Mark Narowski for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
PHILIP OTTOCHIAN D- 11110 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to table a decision on the application of Philip Ottochian for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending an appearance before the Medical Examining Board and receipt of additional information.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
DONALD PELLETIER D- 11001 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Donald Pelletier for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ANDREW PERCY D- 10995 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Andrew Percy for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
GRACE RODRIGUEZ M D- 10896 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to recommend denial of the application of Grace Rodriguez for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
KIM SILVA D- 11037 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Kim Silva for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
PATRICIA SMITH D- 11146 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Patricia Smith for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
WILLIAM VEGA D- 10937 SERVICE-CONNECTED (APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of William Vega for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ATHENA WAGNER D- 10790 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Athena Wagner for a Disability Retirement.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
LAURA JOHNSON D- 10414 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the continuation of the Disability retirement of Laura Johnson.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ROBERT KOSKE D- 10402 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Robert Koske.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
WILLIAM KRAUSE D- 10473 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of William Krause.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JAMES LAPLANTE D- 10511 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of James LaPlante.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ANGEL LEON D-10487 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Angel Leon.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
DEBRA LERNER D-1016 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Debra Lerner.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
NICOLE LILLIBRIDGE D-10426 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Nicole Lillibridge.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
WAYNE MCCLOUD D-10466 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Wayne McCloud.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
JOHN MCGEE D-10068 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of John McGee.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ANNA MERCADO D-10515 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Anna Mercado.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
CHRISTINE MURPHY D-10503 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Christine Murphy.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
WILLIAM NICKS D-10444 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of William Nicks.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ANTHONY PAVENTI D-10380 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Anthony Paventi.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
GEORGIANA ROIG D-10535 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Georgiana Roig.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
THOMAS SAVAGE D-10517 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Thomas Savage.  Motion approved unanimously.
 
ROBERT SERRA D-10407 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Robert Serra.  Motion approved unanimously.
  

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)
 

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