MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Debra Pollack, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.,
Lynn Rudich, M.D.

ABSENT:
Kamel Ghandour, M.D.
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D.
Albert Geetter, M.D.
Manny Katsetos, M.D.


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

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 9:03 am.

Dr. Pollack motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Lieders at 9:05 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Pollack motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Lieders at 11:10 AM.

MOHAMMAD AZIMI D- 11727 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Mohammad Azimi's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARLA BARTHOLOMEW D- 11809 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Marla Bartholomew's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PAMELA BENSON D- 11761 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Pamela Benson's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SAMUEL BOWMAN D- 10486 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Samuel Bowman's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LISA CHARETTE D- 11701 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Lisa Charette's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ELLEN DEVLIN D- 11645 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Ellen Devlin's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GAIL GOMES D- 11710 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Gail Gomes' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

IRIS HOLLEY D- 11816 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Iris Holley's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CAROL KAHRMAN D- 6712 SERVICE-CONNECTED (CONT'D)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Carol Kahrman's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DEBORAH LUNN D- 9914 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Deborah Lunn's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MANJULA PATEL D- 11707 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Manjula Patel's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LILLIAN RESTO D- 11714 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Lillian Resto's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN RONDEAU D- 11787 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Susan Rondeau's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSE SEPULVEDA D- 11717 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Jose Sepulveda's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TERRENCE SHEA D- 9108 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Terrence Shea's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MAUREEN SMITH D- 11785 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Maureen Smith's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CHARISSE SOCKWELL D- 11773 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Charisse Sockwell's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SEAN SULLIVAN D- 11821 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Sean Sullivan's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JILL TARANTINO MD- 1469 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Jill Tarantino's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TONYA WALKER D- 11800 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Tonya Walker's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LYNNE WEYMER D- 11791 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Lynne Weymer's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Pollack moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders to adjourn the meeting at 11:14 a.m.

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