MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, May 13, 2016

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Nikolai Lieders, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Kamel Ghandour, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Lynn Rudich, M.D.,


ABSENT:
Manny Katsetos, M.D.
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Albert Geetter, M.D.
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D.


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Tanya Jasper, Disability Retirement Unit

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 9:00 am.

Dr. Lieders motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Ghandour at 9:02 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Lieders motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Ghandour at 11:47 AM.

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

HOWARD BEETHAM     D- 12042     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Howard Beetham’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

STEPHANIE BERNARD     D- 11878     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Stephanie Bernard’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CONSUELO CREE     D- 10860     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Consuelo Cree’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL DELAURO     D- 12030     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Michael DeLauro’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRADFORD LITTLE D- 11984 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Bradford Little’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN MANTHEY     D- 12018     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Susan Manthey’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WENDY PANASCI     D- 12005     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Wendy Panasci’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RAYMOND RIVERS     D- 12080     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (POSTH.)
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Raymond Rivers’ entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PEDRO RODRIGUEZ     D- 11889     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Pedro Rodriguez’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HELEN ROY     D- 11729     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Helen Roy’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DOROTHY SHANAHAN     D- 12048     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to approve Dorothy Shanahan’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELE WALKER     D- 12035     SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Michele Walker’s entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CORINA F.L. WYLIE     D- 11890     NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Rudich moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders, to deny Corina F.L. Wylie’s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Ghandour moved, seconded by Dr. Lieders to adjourn the meeting at 11:50 a.m.

 

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