MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY November 21, 2008

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 21, 2008, in the Treasurer's Executive Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.
PRESENT: JOHN MEYER, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., SECRETARY
TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D
ABSENT: CYNTHIA CONRAD, 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.
NAIDA ARCENAS

D- 10135

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Naida Arcenas for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JENNIE ARNOLD

D- 9532

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Jennie Arnold for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement and in the alternative to approve the application for Disability Retirement application. Motion approved unanimously.
PAULA CALZETTA

D- 10169

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to table the application of Paula Calzetta for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN CLARK

MD- 1228

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to recommend approval the application of John Clark for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIE CORRIVEAU

D- 10143

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Marie Corriveau for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement and in the alternative approve the application for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GAIL CROWLEY

D- 10151

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Gail Crowley for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL DELORENZO

D- 9716

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Michael Delorenzo for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NEIL FISHMAN

D- 10243

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Neil Fishman for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VIVIAN FREIRE

D- 10132

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Vivian Freire for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH GERACI

D- 9856

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Joseph Geraci for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RAYMOND GRIFFIN

D- 10172

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Raymond Griffin for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN HAGER

D- 10150

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Karen Hager for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN LACAPRA

D- 10168

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Susan Lacapra for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ELIZABETH LAGOSH

D- 10176

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Elizabeth Lagosh for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS LAWLOR

D- 10133

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Thomas Lawlor for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RONALD LUCEY

D- 9850

SERVICE-CONNECTED(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Ronald Lucey for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MANUEL MARRERO

D- 10047

DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Manuel Marrero for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
COLLEEN MATTIOLI

D- 10261

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Colleen Mattioli for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIE MOORE

D- 10146

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Willie Moore for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA ROBINSON

D- 10148

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Patricia Robinson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA SCHIBI

D- 10156

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Linda Schibi for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANDREW SHOOK

D- 10034

DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Andrew Shook for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VALERIE STRONG

D- 10134

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Valerie Strong for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANA TRAMMELL

D- 9463

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Ana Trammell for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RODRIQUE URIARTE

D- 10138

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Rodrique Uriarte for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BENNIE WARD

D- 10100

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to approve the application of Bennie Ward for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARYANN WISZNIAK

D- 10141

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to deny the application of Maryann Wiszniak for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN BATKO

D-9356

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Karen Batko. Motion approved unanimously.
DONALD BOND

D-9395

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Donald Bond. Motion approved unanimously.
JOELLA BOUCHARD-MUDRY

D-9348

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Joella Bouchard-Mudry. Motion approved unanimously.
JANICE BREININGER

D-9801

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to table a decision on the continuation of the disability retirement of Janice Breininger. Motion approved unanimously.
LILLIE BROCKINGTON

D-9366

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of lillie Brockington. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD CARTHON

D-9309

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Carthon. Motion approved unanimously.
OSVALDO CENTENO

D-6629

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Osvaldo Centeno. Motion approved unanimously.
JESSE CORNELL

D-9300

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Jesse Cornell. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD DELGADO

D-9429

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Delgado. Motion approved unanimously.
DOROTHY DRAKES

D-9208

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Dorothy Drakes. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD HYATT

D-9359

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Hyatt. Motion approved unanimously.
MARSHA JOHNSON

D-9407

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Marsha Johnson. Motion approved unanimously.
EVA KIJEK

D-9274

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Eva Kijek. Motion approved unanimously.
GARY NOVELI

D-9421

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Gary Noveli. Motion approved unanimously.
NANCY PITTS-SCHLEIFER

D-9311

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Nancy Pitts-Schleifer. Motion approved unanimously.
RANDY RAPPE

D-9323

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Randy Rappe. Motion approved unanimously.
MARY SAUNDERS

D-9367

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Mary Saunders. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT SCHOLZ

D-9427

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Scholz. Motion approved unanimously.
NOAMI SCHUMBO-SCHIPRITT

D-9406

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Noami Schumbo-Schipritt. Motion approved unanimously.
MARK SLAKISH

D-8752

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Mark Slakish. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH TAVARES

D-9413

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Joseph Tavares. Motion approved unanimously.
BERNARD YOUNG D-8807 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Silvis, to continue the disability retirement of Bernard Young. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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