MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY MAY 21, 2010

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, May 21, 2010, in the Treasurer's Executive Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., SECRETARY
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D.
ABSENT: JOHN MEYER, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
ALBERT ARIAS, 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.
AMPARO AGUDELO D- 10395 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Amparo Agudelo for a Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBRA BROUWER D- 10647 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Debra Brouwer for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MINDY CARSON D- 10544 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to table the application of Mindy Carson pending receipt of additional medical information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
BRIAN CUTTITTA D- 10524 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Brian Cuttitta for a Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA DALENTA-MILLER D- 10123 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Maria Dalenta-Miller for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN DUBE D- 10363 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Karen Dube for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD FOETSCH D- 10555 DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Richard Foetsch for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES FOX D- 10470 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of James Fox for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN GAMBLE D- 105780 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Karen Gamble for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA JOHNSTON D- 10550 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Linda Johnston for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH JOLOTT D- 10628 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Joseph Jolott for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA LEE D- 10317 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Linda Lee for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBORAH LERNER D- 10126 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Deborah Lerner for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NICOLE LILLIBRIDGE D- 10426 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Nicole Lillibridge for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TARA MARRS D- 10504 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Tara Marrs for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TAMMY MEDONIS MD- 1345 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to recommend approval the application of Tammy Medonis for a Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTINE MURPHY D- 10503 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Christine Murphy for a Change to Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KENNETH NOONAN D- 10496 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Kenneth Noonan for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KATHLEEN OGREN D- 10149 DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Kathleen Ogren for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH PAGLIA JOSEPH PAGLIA SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Joseph Paglia for a Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously
THOMAS PERRELLI D- 10389 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Thomas Perrelli for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NANCY PINE D- 10467 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Nancy Pine for a Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD PIVARNIK D- 10526 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Richard Pivarnik for a Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBRA PRATT D- 10280 DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Debra Pratt for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA ROBINSON D- 10148 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Patricia Robinson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GEORGIANA ROIG D- 10535 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Georgiana Roig for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD THIBODEAU MD- 1328 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to recommend approval the application of Richard Thibodeau for a Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
COLLETTE WEBB D- 10530 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Collette Webb for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LYNN ANDERSON D-9933 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Lynn Anderson. Motion approved unanimously.
GLORIA BERRY D-9820 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Gloria Berry. Motion approved unanimously.
VINCENT BRAUCCI D-9717 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Vincent Braucci. Motion approved unanimously.
JANICE BREININGER D-9801 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to table a decision on the continuation of the disability retirement of Janice Breininger. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT MICHAEL COOK D-9851 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Michael Cook. Motion approved unanimously.
GERARD COUTURE D-9816 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Gerard Couture. Motion approved unanimously.
SALVATORE FEROLETO D-9888 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Salvatore Feroleto. Motion approved unanimously.
CARLTON FOX D-9396 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Carlton Fox. Motion approved unanimously.
JANICE GRANT D-8557 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny a decision on the continuation of the disability retirement of Janice Grant. Motion approved unanimously.
ANNE ORLANDO D-9578 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Anne Orlando. Motion approved unanimously.
BRIAN PEPLAU REID D-9755 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Brian Peplau Reid. Motion approved unanimously.
YAKRISHA (SAPP) WILSON D-9825 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Yakrisha (Sapp) Wilson. Motion approved unanimously.
SANDRA SAVAGE D-9654 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Sandra Savage. Motion approved unanimously.
COLLEEN SCHERER D-7672 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Colleen Scherer. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD SIMMONS D-9725 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Simmons. Motion approved unanimously.
RONALD SPEER D-9887 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Ronald Speer. Motion approved unanimously.
DARLENE STEVENS D-9919 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Darlene Stevens. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTOPHER VESCERA D-8678 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Christopher Vescera. Motion approved unanimously.
COLLETTE VEINS-DALPE D-9750 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Collette Veins-Dalpe. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS WALDEN D-9923 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
JAMES WEST D-9813 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of James West. Motion approved unanimously.
INOCENCIA WHELEN D-9076 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Inocencia Whelen. Motion approved unanimously.
DENISE WHITAKER D-8707 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Denise Whitaker. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBRA YOUNG D-9836 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Debra Young. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)


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