MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2010

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 12, 2010, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., SECRETARY
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
ABSENT: NONE
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.
LISA ADAMS-PULEO D- 10590 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Lisa Adams-Puleo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
HOWARD AUSTIN D- 10443 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Howard Austin for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD BEAUDOIN D- 10632 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Donald Beaudoin for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES BURR D- 10648 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of James Burr for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CARL DEBISH D- 10491 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Carl Debish for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL FRECHETTE D- 10558 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Paul Frechette for a Disability Retirement pending a review for continuous entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.
NINA GROMKO D- 10670 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Nina Gromko for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RONALD JACOBOWITZ D- 10644 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Ronald Jacobowitz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN LANGER D- 10595 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table a decision of the application of Susan Langer pending receipt of additional medical information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL LYLE D- 10663 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Michael Lyle for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ESTELLA MCDONALD D- 10563 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Estella McDonald for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARVIN MITCHELL D- 10574 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Marvin Mitchell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RANDELL MOODY D- 10657 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Randell Moody for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GAIL NASIN D- 10773 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Gail Nasin for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BETHANN NIDERNO D- 10656 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Bethann Niderno for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DONNA RAHEB D- 10674 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Donna Raheb for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA REYNOLDS D- 10643 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Patricia Reynolds for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAULA ROSS D- 10447 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Paula Ross for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLANN VIOLISSI D- 10418 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Carolann Violissi for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
EUGENE WALLACE D- 10661 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Eugene Wallace for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS WEEKS D- 10623 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Thomas Weeks for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM WRIGHT D- 10650 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of William Wright for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LEONARD YOUNG MD- 1355 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial the application of Leonard Young for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA BURT D-9925 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Patricia Burt. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS CZEPIEL D-10062 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Thomas Czepiel. Motion approved unanimously.
DENISE DAVINO D-9885 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Denise Davino. Motion approved unanimously.
CARMEN GRAY D-10051 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Carmen Gray. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM GREGORCZYK D-9962 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of William Gregorczyk. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES JACOVINO D-9841 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table a decision on the continuation of the disability retirement of James Jacovino. Motion approved unanimously.
AMY MARKOVITZ D-9744 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Amy Markovitz. Motion approved unanimously.
MARK MCNAMARA D-9985 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Mark Mcnamara. Motion approved unanimously.
KIM MITCHELL D-9999 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Kim Mitchell. Motion approved unanimously.
HERIBERTO OLIVERO D-9063 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Heriberto Olivero. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTHONY PIZIGHELLI D-10087 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Anthony Pizighelli. Motion approved unanimously.
SHELLEY PRAGUE D-10220 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Shelley Prague. Motion approved unanimously.
ALBERTO RAMOS D-10110 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Alberto Ramos. Motion approved unanimously.
ORLANDO RAMOS D-10107 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Orlando Ramos. Motion approved unanimously.
BRIAN RILEY D-10071 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Brian Riley. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID ROSS D-10046 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of David Ross. Motion approved unanimously.
JUAN SANABRIA D-10043 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Juan Sanabria. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN SANCHEZ D-9837 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Susan Sanchez. Motion approved unanimously.
MELANIE STUART D-9997 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Melanie Stuart. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD STUART D-10114 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Stuart. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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