MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY JUNE 10, 2011

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, June 10, 2011, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., SECRETARY
WILNER SAMSON, M.D
ABSENT: NONE
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.

MINDY CARSON D- 10544 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Mindy Carson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILFREDO COLON D- 10604 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Wilfredo Colon for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT FEE MD- 1364 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend the tabling of the application of Robert Fee for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD GAGE D- 10775 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Donald Gage for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WHITNEY GORHAM D- 10749 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Whitney Gorham for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KENNETH HARE D- 10649 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Kenneth Hare for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ERIC HELGESON MD-1305 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial the application of Eric Helgeson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CYNTHIA INGRAHAM D- 10806 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Cynthia Ingraham for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOYCE JOHNSON D- 10549 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Joyce Johnson for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
ALEXIS LOPEZ D- 10805 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Alexis Lopez for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURA LUGO D- 10810 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Laura Lugo for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NICHOLAS MACERO, JR. D- 10843 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Nicholas Macero, Jr. for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DOUGLAS MORENCY D- 10921
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Douglas Morency for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ELIZABETH MURPHY D- 10722 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Elizabeth Murphy for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANCIS MUSBEK MD- 1358 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend approval the application of Francis Musbek for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN O'MEARA D- 10720 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of John O'Meara for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
ALISA ORSO D- 10388 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Alisa Orso for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MELVINA PARKER D- 10726 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Melvina Parker for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD PHIMISTER D- 10654 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Donald Phimister for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RONALD PLEASANT D- 10809 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Ronald Pleasant for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JUNE RODRIGUEZ D- 10797 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of June Rodriguez for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOEL SCHWEIDEL D- 10938
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Joel Schweidel for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WAYNE VINAL D- 10936
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Wayne Vinal for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JODIE ZAINO D- 10490 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Jodie Zaino for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA BEHRLE-TOTTENJAM D-9587 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Patricia Behrle-Tottenjam. Motion approved unanimously.
MARK BELL D-10267 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Mark Bell. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL BENARD D-7832 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to deny the continuation of the disability retirement of Paul Benard. Motion approved unanimously.
PAULA CALZETTA D-10169 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Paula Calzetta. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH CARDILLO D-9895 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Joseph Cardillo. Motion approved unanimously.
DOREEN EVANS D-10272 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Doreen Evans. Motion approved unanimously.
THEODORE FOSTER D-10244 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Theodore Foster. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS LAWLOR D-10133 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Thomas Lawlor. Motion approved unanimously.
LISA SORNBERGER D-10164 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samsan, to continue the disability retirement of Lisa Sornberger. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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