MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, November 18, 2011

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 18, 2011, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., ACTING SECRETARY
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D

ABSENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D., SECRETARY
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
ARIANE SIROP, 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.

MARION ARENS D- 10829 DISABILITY

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Marion Arens for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS BRENNAN D- 10925 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Thomas Brennan for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRUCE CAMPBELL D- 9697 SERVICE-CONNECTED(CONT'D)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Bruce Campbell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RAIMUNDO CASANOVA D- 10947 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Raimundo Casanova for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DIANE CHERHONIAK D- 10849 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Diane Cherhoniak for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

VALERIE CURRY D- 10484 DISABILITY(APPEAL)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Valerie Curry for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MANUEL DAVIS D- 10825 CHANGE TO NON-S/C

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Manuel Davis for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANGELA DIAZ D- 10964 DISABILITY

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Angela Diaz for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MELISSA DUCKER D- 10986 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Melissa Ducker for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT DUL D- 10971 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Robert Dul for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

TATIANA EIRMANN D- 10977 DISABILITY

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Tatiana Eirmann for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROSA FRANCO MD- 1320 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Rosa Franco for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PETER GAWRON D- 10600 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Peter Gawron for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROSE HUBBARD D- 10144 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Rose Hubbard for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH IANNANTUONI D- 10837 CHANGE TO NON-S/C

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Joseph Iannantuoni for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DONALD PHIMISTER D- 10654 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Donald Phimister for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID PROVENCHER D- 10980 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of David Provencher for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MELISSA REAGAN D- 10966 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Melissa Reagan for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JUNE RODRIGUEZ D- 10797 DISABILITY(APPEAL)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of June Rodriguez for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

PATRICIA ROGERS D- 10957 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Patricia Rogers for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MARK SANZO D- 10940 DISABILITY

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Mark Sanzo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL SHATAS D- 10278 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Michael Shatas for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GEORGE TRYON D- 10759 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of George Tryon for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LEE TURNER D- 10909 SERVICE-CONN.(POSTHUMOUS)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Lee Turner for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RAYNELL WRIGHT D- 10743 DISABILITY(CONT'D)

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Raynell Wright for a Disability Retirement pending a review for continued entitlement in 12 months. Motion approved unanimously.

KEITH DAUCH D-10360 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to table a decision to continue the disability retirement of Keith Dauch. Motion approved unanimously.

TRACY HAYNES D-10376 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Tracy Haynes. Motion approved unanimously.

MARGARET MCKISSICK D-10303 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Margaret McKissick. Motion approved unanimously.

MIRIAM OLACK D-10287 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Miriam Olack. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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