MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, March 2, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, March 2, 2012, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D., SECRETARY
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D
ARIANE SIROP, M.D

ABSENT: OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D
WILNER SAMSON, M.D., CO-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.

MARY BERNARDI D- 9377 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Mary Bernardi for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LELIA BOUYER D- 10686 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Lelia Bouyer for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SHEILA COLSON D- 10874 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Sheila Colson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DALILA CRUZ D- 11045 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Dalila Cruz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHERYELLE EICHORST D- 11004 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Cheryelle Eichorst for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARYANN ELMORE D- 11013 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Maryann Elmore for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS GRIFFEN D- 11032 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Thomas Griffen for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LESLEY HYDE D- 10923 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Lesley Hyde for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DARRION JONES D- 11075 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Darrion Jones for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LAUREL KANE D- 11097 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Laurel Kane for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BESSIE LEE D- 10329 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Bessie Lee for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LUZ MACHABELO D- 9109 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Luz Machabelo for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SANDRA MARCIANO D- 9557 SERVICE-CONN.(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Sandra Marciano for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBRA NESMITH D- 10933 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Debra Nesmith for a Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS O'DONNELL D- 10803 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Thomas O'Donnell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD PELLETIER D- 11001 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to table the application of Donald Pelletier for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
TRACY PLOURD D- 10861 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Tracy Plourd for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBIN QUIGLEY D- 11023 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Robin Quigley for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GREGORY RONALTER D- 10967 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Gregory Ronalter for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTHONY RUGGIERO D- 9574 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Anthony Ruggiero for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD SANDERS D- 9842 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Richard Sanders for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLINE SCHLEHOFER D- 10878 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Caroline Schlehofer for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GREGG SEDLIK D- 10256 DISABILITY
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny the application of Gregg Sedlik for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JANIS SPURLOCK D- 11111 DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve the application of Janis Spurlock for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SAMATHA BALLARD D- 10397 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Samatha Ballard. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL BERRY D- 10061 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Paul Berry. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH BONERTZ D-10465 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Joseph Bonertz. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN COBLEIGH D-10439 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to table a decision to continue the disability retirement of Susan Cobleigh pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
ROSENA DANIELS D-10235 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Rosena Daniels. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL FRECHETTE D-10558 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Paul Frechette. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM HUNT D-10094 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of William Hunt. Motion approved unanimously.
IVY LAWRENCE D-10306 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Ivy Lawrence. Motion approved unanimously.
DOUGLAS LEARY D-10462 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Douglas Leary. Motion approved unanimously.
KIMBERLY LIBERA D-10370 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Kimberly Libera. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBORAH MAKOWSKI D-10455 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Deborah Makowski. Motion approved unanimously.
SHARON MANN D-10378 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Sharon Mann. Motion approved unanimously.
IRIS MATTHEWS D-10386 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Iris Matthews. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN O'LEARY D-10377 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to table a decision to continue the disability retirement of Susan O'Leary pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
REINALDO OQUENDO D-10431 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Reinaldo Oquendo. Motion approved unanimously.
JENNIFER PAVENTI D-10373 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Jennifer Paventi. Motion approved unanimously.
MIGUEL PENA D-10313 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Miguel Pena. Motion approved unanimously.
GEORGE REARDON D-10281 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of George Reardon. Motion approved unanimously.
KARLA ROBERSON D-10180 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Karla Roberson. Motion approved unanimously.
PAOLA ROY D-10297 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Kamath moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to continue the disability retirement of Paola Roy. Motion approved unanimously.


(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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