MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013


A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, June 28, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Mark Buchanan, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D.

ABSENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D. CHAIRPERSON
Marc Croteau, M.D.
Douglas D'
Andrea, M.D.
Ariane Sirop, M.D.


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Virginia Brown, Retirement Services Division Counsel

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 9:20 am.

Dr. Samson motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Buchanan at 9:21 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Samson motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Buchanan at 1:00 pm.

NYDIA ARROYO-PADILLA D- 11347 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Nydia Arroyo-Padilla'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DARRYL CAMP D- 11164 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Darryl Camp'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by majority. Dr. Samson dissents.

LUISA CARRERO D- 10959 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Luisa Carrero'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by unanimously.



MINUTES OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -2- JUNE 28, 2013

ARTHUR CARROLL D- 11243 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Arthur Carroll'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELE CIRIELLO D- 11493 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Michele Ciriello'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT CLESS D- 11518 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Robert Cless'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

IRMA CORDERO-CARRILLO D- 11241 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Irma Cordero-Carillo'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DALILA CRUZ D- 11045 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Dalila Cruz'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANGELA DIAZ D- 10964 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Angela Diaz'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GEORGETTE FOUNTAIN D- 11281 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Georgette Fountain'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RONALD GARTHWAIT D- 11167 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Ronald Garthwait'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HECTOR GONZALEZ D- 11217 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Hector Gonzalez'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

KATHERINE GRIMALDI D- 11510 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Katherine Grimaldi'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

FREDETTE HALLSTEAD D- 10429 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Fredette Hallstead'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LESLIE HYMAN D-10919 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Leslie Hyman'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MINUTES OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -3- JUNE 28, 2013

JOHN MAIA, JR. D- 11039 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve John Maia Jr.'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DOMINGO MALAVE D- 11333 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Domingo Malave'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LORRAINE MILANO D- 11092 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Lorraine Milano'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by majority. Dr. Singer dissents.

GREGORY NAILS D- 11102 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to deny Gregory Nails'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ESTHER OWUSU MANU D- 11377 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Esther Owusu Manu'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JAMES PAUL MD- 1397 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to recommend approval of James Paul'S application for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBIN QUIGLEY D- 11023 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Robin Quigley'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

NANCY RICHARDS D- 11494 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Nancy Richards'
entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GREGG SEDLIK D- 10256 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Gregg Sedlik'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ELAINE WILKINSON D- 10783 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Elaine Wilkinson'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DEBRA WINTER D- 11246 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Singer, to approve Debra Winter'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan to adjourn the meeting at 1:03 p.m.


_________________________ _______________________
Brenda K. Halpin, Director Peter R. Blum, Chair
Retirement Services Division


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