MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, March 23, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, March 23, 2012, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: WILNER SAMSON, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.

ABSENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D., SECRETARY
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D
ARIANE SIROP, M.D
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D

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 Atkins D- 11009 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Theresa Atkins for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Matthew Babian D- 10928 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Matthew Babian for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Melinda Baumgartner D- 11021 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Melinda Baumgartner for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Raymond Bouchard, Jr. D- 11010 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Raymond Bouchard, Jr. for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Susan Hawkins D- 10557 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Susan Hawkins for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Brenda Jones D- 10727 Disability (APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Brenda Jones for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Maria Kaczmarek D- 11051 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Maria Kaczmarek for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Dennis Manuilow D- 10367 Disability (Posthumous)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Dennis Manuilow for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.
Helena McDuffie D- 11080 Disability

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Helena McDuffie for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Wayne Mulzac D- 11083 Service-Connected

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Wayne Mulzac for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Carlos Ortiz D- 11025 Service-Connected

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Carlos Ortiz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Maureen Palmer D- 10992 Disability

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Maureen Palmer for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

John Parlapiano D- 10831 Service-Connected(APPEAL)

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of John Parlapiano for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Desiree Pidlipchak D- 10965 Disability (Cont'd)

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Desiree Pidlipchak for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Patricia Rogers D- 10957 Service-Connected

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Patricia Rogers for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Richard Roy D- 10813 Service-Connected (Cont'd)

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Richard Roy for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Jane Simons D- 10883 Disability

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Jane Simons for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Elaine Wilkinson D- 10783 Service-Connected

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Elaine Wilkinson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Kristine Witkoski D- 9715 Service-Connected

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Kristine Witkoski for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Denise Worster D- 10820 Disability

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Denise Worster for a Disability Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

Tony Crespi D-5592 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to table a decision to continue the Disability Retirement of Tony Crespi pending receipt of additional information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.

Joseph DeFranCesco D-9412 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to table a decision to continue the Disability Retirement of Joseph DeFranCesco pending receipt of additional information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.

James Hall D-10015 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of James Hall. Motion approved unanimously.

Edgardo Kercado D-10324 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Edgardo Kercado. Motion approved unanimously.

Mildred Lawrence-Newson D-10441 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Mildred Lawrence-Newson. Motion approved unanimously.

Venessa Sanchez-Dinatale D-10333 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Venessa Sanchez-Dinatale. Motion approved unanimously.

Jerome Sease D-10355 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Jerome Sease. Motion approved unanimously.
Steven Tucker D-10435 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Steven Tucker. Motion approved unanimously.

Patricia Valencia D-10289 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Patricia Valencia. Motion approved unanimously.

Richard Wojciak D-10242 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Richard Wojciak. Motion approved unanimously.

Lucinda Zadroga D-10276 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Lucinda Zadroga. Motion approved unanimously.

Robert Zembruski D-10124 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability Retirement of Robert Zembruski. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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