MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2009

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, June 26, 2009, in the Treasurer's Executive Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.
PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., SECRETARY
TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D.
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
ABSENT: JOHN MEYER, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
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.
THERESA ANDERSON

D- 10112

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Theresa Anderson for a Disability Retirement pending the receipt of additional medical information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
KENNETH ANTON

D- 10283

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Kenneth Anton for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT BETANCOURT

MD- 1299

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial of the application of Robert Betancourt for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KIMBERLY BUTLER

D- 10301

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Kimberly Butler for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ELIZABETH CONLON

D- 10300

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Elizabeth Conlon for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KATHRYN CONWAY

D- 10286

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Kathryn Conway for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MELISSA COX

D- 10318

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Melissa Cox for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VALERIE CZAJA

D- 10234

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)

Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Valerie Czaja for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROSEMARIE DILLON

D- 10178

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Rosemarie Dillon for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TAMMY DOUSTOU

D- 9969

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Tammy Doustou for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTINE FACONDINI

D- 10273

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Christine Facondini for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CATHLEEN FOSTER

D- 10336

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Cathleen Foster for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LEE GOODMAN

D- 10432

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Lee Goodman for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LEVI JACKSON

D- 10357

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Levi Jackson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ALTHEA KOSCHMIEDER

D- 9928

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Althea Koschmieder for a Disability Retirement pending an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL LIQUORI

MD- 1312

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial of the application of Paul Liquori for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PERSIDA MARTINEZ

D- 10288

CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Persida Martinez for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DAREK MASSALSKI

D- 10283

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Darek Massalski for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARGARET MCKISSICK

D- 10303

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Margaret McKissick for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LISA MORAGNE

D- 9945

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Lisa Moragne for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MIRIAM OLACK

D- 10287

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Miriam Olack for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD PALO

D- 10349

DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Richard Palo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PEPPIE PERRELLI

D- 9906

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Peppie Perrelli for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PETER PHELAN

D- 10222

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Peter Phelan for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KERRY ROBINSON

D- 10183

DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Kerry Robinson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA ROMANAUSKAS

D- 10296

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Linda Romanauskas for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CYNTHIA RUFFINO-HALL

D- 10091

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Cynthia Ruffino-Hall for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES SCULLY

D- 10117

CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of James Scully for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CURTIS SIMMONS

D- 10294

DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Curtis Simmons for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBIN SUTHERLAND

D- 10427

DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Robin Sutherland for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRENDA TASKER

D- 9977

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Brenda Tasker for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS THOMPSON

D- 10246

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Thomas Thompson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GORDON ALLEN

D-9523

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Gordon Allen. Motion approved unanimously.
ELIZABETH BODINE

D-9665

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Elizabeth Bodine. Motion approved unanimously.
TAMMY CALABRESE

D-7839

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Tammy Calabrese. Motion approved unanimously.
JOAN CLAUSS

D-9304

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Joan Clauss. Motion approved unanimously.
JOANN CLAY

D-9632

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Joann Clay. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA COLON

D-9624

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Maria Colon. Motion approved unanimously.
BARBARA DARLING

D-9408

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Barbara Darling. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT DEWOLF

D-9604

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Dewolf. Motion approved unanimously.
CHARLES DIFFEY

D-9385

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Charles Diffey. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL FERNANDES

D-9588

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Michael Fernandes. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROL ANN GAUTHIER

D-9620

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Carol Ann Gauthier. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROL ORSZULAK

D-9401

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Carol Orszulak. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURIE JACKSON

D-9592

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Laurie Jackson. Motion approved unanimously.
CLINTON JARVIS

D-9421

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Clinton Jarvis. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIE KAMENS

D-9539

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Marie Kamens. Motion approved unanimously.
JERALYN KELTONIC

D-9467

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Jeralyn Keltonic. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA LIBBY

D-9452

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Linda Libby. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA LOGAN

D-9575

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Donna Logan. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANCIS MCGILL

D-9579

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Francis Mcgill. Motion approved unanimously.
ALTAGRACIA MOTA

D-9500

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Altagracia Mota. Motion approved unanimously.
DENISE OWENS

D-9292

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Denise Owens. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHANIE RICKS

D-9400

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Stephanie Ricks. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN STRICKLAND

D-9251

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of John Strickland. Motion approved unanimously.
BRUCE WROBEL

D-9602

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Bruce Wrobel. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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