MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, May 24, 2013

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D. CHAIRPERSON
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Ariane Sirop, M.D.

ABSENT:
Douglas D'Andrea, M.D
Steven Singer, M.D.
Marc Croteau, M.D


OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, 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 of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 12:35 pm.

Dr. Lewis motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Samson at 12:40 pm. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Lewis motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Samson at 4:13 pm.

JEFFREY ALLEN D- 113214 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Jeffrey Allen'S entitlement Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TAMMY BAUM D- 11316 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Tammy Baum'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN BUNKER D- 11117 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Karen Bunker'S application for Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by unanimously.
IVAN CARRASQUILLO D- 11087 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Ivan Carrasquillo'S entitlement for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
IVONNE CENTENO D- 11355 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Ivonne Ceteno'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SANDRA CUEVAS D- 11324 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Sandra Cuevas'
entitlement to Service Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS DELAHANTY D- 11224 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Thomas Delahanty'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JONATHAN GOOD D- 11353 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Jonathan Good'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURA GUILMARTIN D- 11238 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Laura Guilmartin'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN HAZEN D- 11366 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Susan Hazen'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CARL HILL D- 11198 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (CONT'
D)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Carl Hill'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL KISSEL D- 11325 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Michael Kissel'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT LEONARD D- 11253 SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Robert Leonard'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CARLOS ORTIZ D- 11025 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Carlos Ortiz'S entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PHILIP OTTOCHIAN D- 11110 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Philip Ottochian'S entitlement to Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MELVINA PARKER D-10726 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board'S previous decision to deny Melvina Parker'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM RUNDALL D- 11452 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve William Rundall'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ERIC SINNAMON D- 11329 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Eric Sinnamon'S entitlement to Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JANINE SOMA D- 11326 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop to approve Janine Soma'S entitlement to Non-Service Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
EDNA VEGA MD- 1394 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend denial of Edna Vega'S application for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BARBARA ZAKRZEWSKI MD- 11397 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to recommend approval of Barbara Zakrzewski'S application for Non-Service Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Samson to adjourn the meeting at 4:18 pm.

Return to Meetings, Agendas and Minutes Home Page
Return to Comptroller's Home Page