MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, June 12, 2015, 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.,
Kamel Ghandour, M.D.

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


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Colin Newman, Assistant Division Director
Antoinette Alt, Ombudsman

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 9:12 am.

Dr. Geetter motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Ghandour at 9:13 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Geetter motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Lieders at 11:16 AM.

CAMILLE AYALA     D- 11365     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Camille Ayala's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JAIME CARRILLO     D- 11799     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to approve Jaime Carrillo's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL CHOQUETTE     D- 11802     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to approve Michael Choquette's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

EDWARD CRANE     D- 11840     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to approve Edward Crane's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ALICE DEMERS     D- 10972     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Alice Demers' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DANIELLE GERME     MD- 1464     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Danielle Germe's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARJORIE GRIMES D- 11327 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Marjorie Grimes' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANGELA JAMES     D- 11626     SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Angela James' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LAURA KRAMER D- 11315 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Laura Kramer's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MATTHEW MULLINS     MD- 1476     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Matthews Mullins' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CAROL NEWMAN D- 10976 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Carol Newman's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WALTER NONIEWICZ     D- 11777     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Walter Noniewicz's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRAD OUILLETTE D- 11525 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to approve Brad Ouillette's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SHARON PROCTOR     D- 10153     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Sharon Proctor's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MELISSA RAIBECK     D- 11810     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny Melissa Raibeck's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MANUEL RIBAS     MD- 1438     SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Manuel Ribas' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LISA SALVI     D- 11813     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to approve Lisa Salvi's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOHN SKINNER     MD- 1442     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to deny John Skinner's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JACQUELYN STRAWSON     D- 11684     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to approve Jacquelyn Strawson's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Geetter moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders to adjourn the meeting at 11:21 a.m.

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