MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, November 1, 2013



A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 1, 2013, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Catherine Lewis, M.D. CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D
Mark Buchanan, M.D.

ABSENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D
Marc Croteau, M.D.


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

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 9:07 am.

Dr. Lewis motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Buchanan at 9:08 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Lewis motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Buchanan at 12:38 pm.

ANTHONY AUDAIN D- 11423 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Anthony Audain's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ALEXANDRIA BROADBENT D- 11391 NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Alexandra Broadbent's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS CYR D- 11453 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Thomas Cyr's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL CZIKOWSKY D- 11378 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Michael Czikowsky's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

AUDREY DARLING D- 7900 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Audrey Darling's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

EDWARD DOBBINS MD- 1402 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Edward Dobbins' entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH ETIM D- 11308 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Joseph Etim's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JILL HILL D- 11426 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Jill Hill's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS JACKSON, JR D- 11455 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Thomas Jackson, Jr.'s entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL LAMONTAGNE MD- 1445 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Michael Lamontagne's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CATHERINE NICOLAY D- 11184 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Catherine Nicolay's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ALFREDIA OAKS D- 11351 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Alfredia Oaks' entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TRACY PERUGINI D- 10615 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Tracy Perugini's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CRAIG POTTER D- 10653 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Craig Potter's entitlement to a Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

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FRANKLIN QUICK, JR D- 11319 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Franklin Quick, Jr.'s entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GWENDOLYN RAINES D- 11456 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Gwendolyn Raines' entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL SAUCIER D- 11234 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Michael Saucier's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JAMES SPILLANE D- 11447 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve James Spillane's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TARRY STAFFORD D- 11331 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Tarry Stafford's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LARS WALLIN D- 11451 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Lars Wallin's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RICHARD WEINER MD- 1434 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to approve Richard Weiner's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANTHONY WONDOLOSKI D- 11446 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to deny Anthony Wondoloski's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DENISE WORSTER D- 10820 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Buchanan moved, seconded by Dr. Sirop, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Denise Worster's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Buchanan to adjourn the meeting at 12:44 p.m.


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