MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, June 27, 2014


A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, June 27, 2014, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Mark Buchanan, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Steven Singer, M.D.
Ariane Sirop, M.D.

ABSENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Marc Croteau, M.D.
Carolyn Drazinic, M.


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

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 9:02 am.

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

Dr. Singer motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Sirop at 12:04 PM.


MANUEL ARANGO III D- 11584 NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Manuel Arango, III's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


MARIA BRANCIFORTE D- 11143 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Maria Branciforte's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


LENORA CABRAL D- 11384 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Lenora Cabral's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


CLIFFORD CONROY D- 11702 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Clifford Conroy's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ANGELICA CORTES D- 11587 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Angelica Cortes' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


JANE DZICZEK D- 11583 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Jane Dziczek's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


DANIEL FLORES, JR. D- 11483 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Daniel Flores, Jr.'s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


VICTORIA FREED MD- 1439 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Victoria Freed's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


SANDRA FRIERS MD- 1386 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Sandra Friers' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


MICHELLE GINEO D- 11566 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Michelle Gineo's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


JACK GUIDO MD- 1424 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Jack Guido's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


DAVID HOOS D- 11487 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve David Hoos' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


WILLIAM JERIN JR. D- 11574 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve William Jerin, Jr.'s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


LYDIA JONES MD- 1449 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Lydia Jones' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


DANIEL KEYES D- 11575 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Daniel Keyes' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.



LAWRENCE KOMARENKO D- 11577 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Lawrence Komarenko's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


BRIAN LESLIE D- 11675 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Brian Leslie's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


TRACY MACLAY D- 11573 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Tracy Maclay's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


JAMES MARSH D- 11586 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve James Marsh's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ERVIN NELSON D- 11497 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Ervin Nelson's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


CRAIG POTTER D- 10653 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Craig Potter's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


MANUEL RIBAS MD- 1438 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Manuel Ribas' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


RENEE VIGNONE D- 11269 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Renee Vignone's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


WANDA WHITE-LEWIS D- 11700 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Wanda White-Lewis' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.





ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to adjourn the meeting at 12:07 p.m.

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