MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, June 3, 2016

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, June 3, 2016, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Albert Geetter, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.
Richard Blum, M.D.


ABSENT:
Lynn Rudich, M.D.
Kamel Ghandour, M.D
Manny Katsetos, M.D.
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D.


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Tanya Jasper, Disability Retirement Unit

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 9:01 am.

Dr. Geeter motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Leiders at 9:04 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Geeter motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Blum at 1:28 PM.

WILLIAM BROOKS     MD- 1493     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny William Brooks’ entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GLORIA COUNCIL     D- 12016     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Gloria Council’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARK DEMATTEO     MD- 1503     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Mark DeMatteo’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PAMELA FARMER     D- 11865     SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Pamela Farmer’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GERALD GIBSON     D- 11848     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Gerald Gibson’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MANUEL GOMES     D- 11943     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Manuel Gomes’ entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PATRICIA GUNTHROP D- 12051 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Patricia Gunthrop entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WILFREDO IRIZARRY, JR.     D- 12039     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Wilfredo Irizarry, Jr.’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN KAY     D- 12072     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Susan Kay’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

NSONSA KISALA     D- 12068     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Nsonsa Kisala’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KAREN MASSARO D- 12021 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Karen Massaro’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SANDRA MOORE     D- 10641     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to deny Sandra Moore’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

EILEEN PESCETELLI     D- 12063     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Eileen Pescetelli’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUZANNE PLOVER-LANZA     D- 12034     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Suzanne Plover-Lanza’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

STEVEN PUZZO D- 12106 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Steven Puzzo’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PEGGY ROBERTSON     D- 11921     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Peggy Robertson’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SHARON ROMANO     D- 11920     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Sharon Romano’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSE SEPULVEDA     D- 11717     CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Jose Sepulveda’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DIANNE WILSON     D- 11971     CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Blum, to approve Dianne Wilson’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Geeter moved, seconded by Dr. Blum to adjourn the meeting at 1:35 p.m.

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