MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, November 22, 2013

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 22, 2013, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., SECRETARY
Robert Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Steven Singer, M.D

ABSENT:
Ariane Sirop, M.D
Mark Buchanan, 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 9:01 am.

Dr. Samson motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Singer at 9:02 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Samson motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Singer at 11:30 am.

JOHN ALSEPH D- 10907 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve John Alseph's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


JOSEPH AMATO D- 11386 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to deny Joseph Amato's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


MYRA CHAIVANIK D- 11150 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Myra Chaivanik's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


MICHAEL COCCO D- 11310 SERVICE CONNECTED(RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Michael Cocco's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


LOUIS COLELLO D- 11002 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Louis Colello's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


LISA DEPINA D- 11235 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Lisa DePina's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


HECTOR DIAZ MD-1429 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Hector Diaz's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


JOSEPH ENO D-11506 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Joseph Eno's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


MARY FASSIO D-10676 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Mary Fassio's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


GAIL FAY D-10922 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Gail Fay's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


BRYAN FIELD D-10858 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Bryan Field's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


TAMMY-LYNN GROGAN D-11345 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Tammy-Lynn Grogan's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


KEITH JOHNSTONE MD-1430 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Keith Johnstone's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


CHRISTOPHER LITTLE MD-1431 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Christopher Little's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


DAVID MICHALSKI D- 11390 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve David Michalski's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


GUY PASSARELLO D- 11249 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Guy Passarello's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

JOSE PEREZ, JR. MD- 1361 SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to stand by the Board's previous decision to deny Jose Perez, Jr.'s entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


DORIS ROBERTSON D- 11190 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED(CONT'D)

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Doris Robertson's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


ROBERTO RODRIQUEZ MD- 1432 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Roberto Rodriquez's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


PATRICIA STEEVES MD- 1433 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Patricia Steeves' entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.

BARBARA VENEZIANO D- 11288 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Barbara Veneziano's entitlement to a Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.


LORRAINE VENTRIGLIO D- 11292 SERVICE CONNECTED

Dr. Singer moved, seconded by Dr. Fitzpatrick, to approve Lorraine Ventriglio's entitlement to a Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approve unanimously.



ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Singer to adjourn the meeting at 11

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