MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, May 11, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, May 11, 2012, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D., SECRETARY
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.

ABSENT: WILNER SAMSON, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D
ARIANE SIROP, 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.

CHARLES BENGSTON MD- 1395 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to recommend denial of the application of Charles Bengston for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN BUNKER D- 11117 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Karen Bunker for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GRACIELA CAISSE D- 10791 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Graciela Caisse for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ALLEN CAMBY D- 10931 SERVICE-CONNECTED(CONT'D)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Allen Camby for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRYAN COOKE D- 11221 DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Bryan Cooke for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
EDWARD CREATURO D- 11086 DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Edward Creaturo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAMELA DAIGLE D- 11124 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Pamela Daigle for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES DANIELS D- 11031 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of James Daniels for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SANDRA FRIERS MD- 1386 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to recommend denial of the application of Sandra Friers for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FREDERICK GILBERT D- 11197 DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Frederick Gilbert for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBBIE GUTIERREZ D- 11106 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Debbie Gutierrez for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VIVIAN HOLOHAN D- 10895 DISABILITY (APPEAL)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Vivian Holohan for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously
JONATHAN HOLSTON D- 11107 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Jonathan Holston for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
ANNE MARIE KRAVETZ-LIGI D- 10572 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Anne Marie Kravetz-Ligi for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
BRIAN LABBIE D- 11114 Disability
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Brian Labbie for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DOUGLAS LAVERY D- 10869 SERVICE-CONNECTED (APPEAL)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Douglas Lavery for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL LETOURNEAU D- 10963 DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Michael Letourneau for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
AUDREY MALLETTE D- 11065 DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Audrey Mallete for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LORRAINE MILANO D- 11092 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Lorraine Milano for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANDREA MOSES D- 11103 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Andrea Moses for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DARLENE RAMOS D- 11042 DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Darlene Ramos for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM SCHOLTZ D- 11187 DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of William Scholtz for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DIANA SIKORA D- 10990 DISABILITY
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Diana Sikora for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JENNIFER ST. JOHN D- 11207 DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to approve the application of Jennifer St. John for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
IRENE ZDROJOWY D- 10690 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to deny the application of Irene Zdrojowy for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GLENN DOUGHTY D-10320 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the disability retirement of Glenn Doughty. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURA ETCHELLS D-10422 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the disability retirement of Laura Etchells. Motion approved unanimously.
GUNDRUN JOHNSON D-10709 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the Disability retirement of Gundrun Johnson. Motion approved unanimously.
PETER MROWKA D-10450 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to table a decision to continue the disability retirement of Peter Mrowka pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
TERESA ORTIZ D-10027 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the disability retirement of Teresa Ortiz. Motion approved unanimously.
ROLAND ROBERTS D-10721 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the disability retirement of Roland Roberts. Motion approved unanimously.
ELIZABETH SIKORA D-10438 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the disability retirement of Elizabeth Sikora. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES WATERMAN D-10381 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the disability retirement of James Waterman. Motion approved unanimously.
IONE WEST D-9996 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Silvis moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis, to continue the disability retirement of Ione West. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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