MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, November 30, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, November 30, 2012, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Oluremi Aliyu, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Catherine Lewis, M.D.
Marc Croteau, M.D

ABSENT:
Wilner Samson, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Ariane Sirop, M.D.
Jayesh Kamath, M.D.
Douglas D'Andrea, M.D.

OTHERS PRESENT:
Joseph Lanteri, Disability Retirement Unit
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor Disability Retirement Unit
Virginia Brown, Retirement Services Division Counsel

Please note that a portion of the meeting was conducted in executive session as the focus of the meeting was the medical condition of each Disability Retirement applicant.

CALL TO ORDER

The Chairperson called meeting to order at 9:18 am.

Dr. Aliyu motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Lewis at 9:19 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were asked to be allowed to remain.

Dr. Aliyu motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Lewis at 12:20 pm.

RICHARD BALDYGA D-11122 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Richard Baldyga's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JESSIE BELL MD- 1300 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to recommend denial of Jessie Bell's application for Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SHARON BRAZEAL D- 10955 DISABILITY (RECON)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Sharon Brazeal's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DIANE BUZZETTI D- 11334 DISABILITY(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Diane Buzzetti's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GARRETT BYNUM MD- 1268 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to recommend approval of Garrett Bynum's application for Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CONSTANCE CHARETTE D- 11219 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Constance Charette's entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SHEILA COLSON D- 10874 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECON)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Sheila Colson was not entitled to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
HOWARD CREACY D- 11352 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Howard Creacy's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FELICIA DENNIS D- 11211 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Felicia Dennis' entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT DOYLE D- 10941 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Robert Doyle's entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
NORMA FERNANDEZ D- 11156 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Norma Fernandez's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN HANRAHAN D- 11282 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve John Hanrahan's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN HAYDEN MD- 1332 SERVICE-CONNECTED(RECON)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that John Hayden's application for Service-Connected Disability Retirement was denied. Motion approved unanimously.
NORMAN JORDAN D-10968 DISABILITY(RECON)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Norman Jordan's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN LEONARD, III D- 11123 CHANGE TO NON S/C
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve John Leonard's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TWANNA MARSHALL D- 11344 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Twanna Marshall's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KENNETH MCFARLAND D- 11043 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau to approve Kenneth McFarland's entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TIMOTHY O'CONNOR D- 11145 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Timothy O'Connor's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM O'HEARN D- 11335 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve William O'Hearn's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STEVEN PETRACCA D- 11112 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Steven Petracca's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL PRATT D- 11193 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Michael Pratt's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLE PRESCOTT PARKER D- 11158 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Carole Prescott Parker's entitlement to Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KURT ROGAL D-8933 DISABILITY (RECON)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Kurt Rogal was not entitled to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DAPHNE ROY D-11085 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to deny Daphne Roy's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LAURA SATALINE D-10917 DISABILITY (RECON)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to stand by the decision made previously by the Board that Laura Sataline was not entitled to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA UGLIAROLO D-10203 DISABILITY (POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Croteau, to approve Patricia Ugliarolo's entitlement to Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Lewis to adjourn the meeting at 12:28 pm.

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