MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY MAY 8, 2009

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, May 8, 2009, in the Treasurer's Executive Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.
PRESENT: JOHN MEYER, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., SECRETARY
CYNTHIA CONRAD, M.D.
ABSENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, 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.
RONNA CAPOZZI

D- 10290

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Ronna Capozzi for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHARLES DANIELS

D- 10221

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Charles Daniels for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARTHA DUNHAM

D- 10375

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Martha Dunham for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD ERICSON

D- 10383

SERVICE-CONNECTED(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Donald Ericson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DIANE FRANK

D- 9649

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Diane Frank for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTINA GUDAITIS

D- 10217

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Christina Gudaitis for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MELVIN HAYNES

D- 10216

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Melvin Haynes for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BARBARA JACKSON

MD- 1309

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to recommend approval of the application of Barbara Jackson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL KLARMAN

MD- 1266

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to recommend approval of the application of Michael Klarman for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHERYL KNIGHT

D- 10196

CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Cheryl Knight for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN LAKE

D- 10295

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of John Lake for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBORAH LERNER

D- 10126

SERVICE-CONNECTED(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Deborah Lerner for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT LINN

D- 10226

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Robert Linn for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement and in the alternative approve the application for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JENNIFER LOPATO-STELLA

D- 10253

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Jennifer Lopato-Stella for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANK LUCUK

MD- 1288

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to recommend approval of the application of Frank Lucuk for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PERSIDA MARTINEZ

D- 10288

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Persida Martinez for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANDREW MCNEIL

D- 10275

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Andrew McNeil for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTHONY MINK

D- 10263

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Anthony Mink for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL MITCHELL

D- 10236

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Michael Mitchell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STEVEN MITCHELL

D- 10284

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Steven Mitchell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KATHY MOONEY

D- 9772

CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Kathy Mooney for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN MORGAN

D- 9991

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Susan Morgan for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WAYNE NICHOLS

D- 10270

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Wayne Nichols for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM NITCHKE

D- 10115

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of William Nitchke for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA OCIF

D- 10240

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to table the application of Donna Ocif for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
NICHOLAS ROBERTS

D- 10358

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Nicholas Roberts for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTONIO RONDINONE

D- 9960

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Antonio Rondinone for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NORMA SANTIAGO-SMITH

D- 10182

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Norma Santiago-Smith for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHERYL SCHREINDORFER

D- 10338

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Cheryl Schreindorfer for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ZELIHA SELIMOGLU

D- 9861

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Zeliha Selimoglu for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRENDA TANUIS

D- 10344

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Brenda Tanuis for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRENDA TASKER

D- 9977

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Brenda Tasker for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CRAIG TRYON

MD- 1289

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to recommend denial the application of Craig Tryon for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SHARON BLACK

D-8887

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Sharon Black. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES BRADY

D-9571

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of James Brady. Motion approved unanimously.
SALLY BROWN

D-9046

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Sally Brown. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROL CHAKEROPULOS

D-9581

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Carol Chakeropulos. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM ERVIN, JR.

D-9556

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of William Ervin, Jr. Motion approved unanimously.
DELICE FERRARA

D-9572

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Delice Ferrara. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIE ANN GLEASON-KEVORKIAN

D-9438

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Marie Ann Gleason-Kevorkian. Motion approved unanimously.
FERNANDEZ JACKSON

D-9546

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Fernandez Jackson. Motion approved unanimously.
SEPTEMBER JONES

D-9379

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of September Jones. Motion approved unanimously.
NATALIE HARRIS

D-7928

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Natalie Harris. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM LABIER, JR

D-9527

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of William Labier, Jr. Motion approved unanimously.
NICOLETTE LETOURNEAU

D-9607

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Nicolette Letourneau. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD LOREE

D-9439

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Donald Loree. Motion approved unanimously.
SCOTT MAWHINNEY

D-9302

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Scott Mawhinney. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES PARKS

D-8581

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of James Parks. Motion approved unanimously.
NATHAN POLITE

D-9391

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Nathan Polite. Motion approved unanimously.
RAYMOND RACINE

D-9639

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Raymond Racine. Motion approved unanimously.
MANUEL RAMOS

D-9609

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Manuel Ramos. Motion approved unanimously.
NEERU REHMAN

D-9138

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Neeru Rehman. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL SELIG

D-9569

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Paul Selig. Motion approved unanimously.
ROSE THOMAS

D-9600

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Rose Thomas. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURIE TROTMAN

D-9464

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Laurie Trotman. Motion approved unanimously.
NICHOLAS VALLETTA

D-9618

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Nicholas Valletta. Motion approved unanimously.
SANDRA VISCOSI

D-7950

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Sandra Viscosi. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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