MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY October 3, 2008

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, October 3, 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
CYNTHIA CONRAD, M.D.
ABSENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, 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.
THOMAS CZEPIEL

D- 10062

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Thomas Czepiel for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously
LISA FREDERICK

D- 10231

DISABILITY(POSTHUMUS)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Lisa Frederick for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
EDNA HINTON D- 10185 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Edna Hinton for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROSEMARIE KENT

D- 10102

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Rosemarie Kent for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DIANNE LAMB

D- 10089

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Dianne Lamb for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement and in the alternative to approve the application for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VIRGINIA LEHNER

D- 10104

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Virginia Lehner for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PRISCILLA LEONARD

D- 9804

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Priscilla Leonard for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BERTCELIS MORALES

D- 10125

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to table the application of Bertcelis Morales for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
TINA MORIN

D- 9958

DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Tina Morin for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMIE ORTIZ

D- 10212

Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Jamie Ortiz for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VALARIE PAGE

D- 8932

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Valarie Page for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAY PELLEGRINI

D- 10063

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Jay Pellegrini for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MILAGROS PENA

D- 10118

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Milagros Pena for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JUDITH ROLLINS

D- 10120

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Judith Rollins for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LEONEL SANABRIA

D- 9951

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Leonel Sanabria for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MIGUEL SANTOS

D- 9754

SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Miguel Santos for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GAIL SMITH

D- 10136

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Gail Smith for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN SODA

MD- 1276

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to recommend deny the application of John Soda for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JANE TAYLOR

D- 10026

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Jane Taylor for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA WALSH

D- 10084

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Linda Walsh for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ROSALYN WILLIAMS

D- 9955

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to deny the application of Rosalyn Williams for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RUSSELL WILLIAMS

D- 10109

DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Russell Williams for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GARY WOOD

MD- 1284

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to recommend approval the application of Gary Wood for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TIMOTHY YUHAS

D- 10140

SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to approve the application of Timothy Yuhas for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CARLOS CABRERO

D-9308

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Carlos Cabrero. Motion approved unanimously.
THEODORE CITAK

D-9373

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Theodore Citak. Motion approved unanimously.
EDWARD CONNOLE

D-9267

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Edward Connole. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA CRUZ

D-9095

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Maria Cruz. Motion approved unanimously.
WARREN CULLEN

D-9270

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Warren Cullen. Motion approved unanimously.
LANITA DEAN

D-8924

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Lanita Dean. Motion approved unanimously.
GEORGE DUHART

D-9028

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of George Duhart. Motion approved unanimously.
OLIE GRAY III

D-9420

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Olie Gray III. Motion approved unanimously.
SARAH JOHNSON

D-9332

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Sarah Johnson. Motion approved unanimously.
KEITH KINNEY

D-9288

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Keith Kinney. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN KOLENDA

D-9333

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Stephen Kolenda. Motion approved unanimously.
BRUNO KORZENKO

D-9397

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Bruno Korzenko. Motion approved unanimously.
LOIS MCCOY

D-9181

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Lois McCoy. Motion approved unanimously.
TRUDY NOVAK

D-9319

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Trudy Novak. Motion approved unanimously.
LOUIS PEAN

D-9071

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Louis Pean. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD PUGLIESE

D-9344

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Pugliese. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN SAVONIS

D-9369

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of John Savonis. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD SLATER

D-9375

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Richard Slater. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN TORRES

D-9349

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Stephen Torres. Motion approved unanimously.
CHARLES WELLNER

D-9256

CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Conrad, to continue the disability retirement of Charles Wellner. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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