MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 2011

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, October 14, 2011, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D.
WILNER SAMSON, M.D., ACTING SECRETARY
ABSENT: TIMOTHY SILVIS, M.D., SECRETARY
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D
ARIANE SIROP, MD
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, MD
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.

DEBORAH BARCLAY D- 10645 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Deborah Barclay for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved by majority decision, Dr. Lewis abstained.

STEVEN CLARK D- 10873 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Steven Clark for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SHEILA COLSON D- 10874 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Sheila Colson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN COOPER D- 10692 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Karen Cooper for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GEORGIA DAVIS D- 10711 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Georgia Davis for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PAUL DESLAURIERS D- 10904 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Paul Deslauriers for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICK DORAN D- 10871 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Patrick Doran for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANTHONY HOFLER D- 10910 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Anthony Hofler for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LESLIE HYMAN D- 10919 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Leslie Hyman for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN KNIEJZNESKI D- 10334 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of John Kniejzneski for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PETER MULARSKI D- 10298 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Peter Mularski for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID PALUMBO D- 10914 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of David Palumbo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DOROTHY PINTI D- 7233 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Dorothy Pinti for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARY PUCCIO MD- 1381 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to recommend denial of the application of Mary Puccio for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ALESIA RICKS-HARRIS D- 10890 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Alesia Ricks-Harris for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES RIZZIO D- 10846 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of James Rizzio for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MIGDALIA ROMAN D- 10887 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Migdalia Roman for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JANE ROSS D- 10596 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Jane Ross for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRUCE SCOTT D- 10772 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to table the application of Bruce Scott for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM TOMANIO D- 10901 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of William Tomanio for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KATHLEEN TRINKLEY D- 5119 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Kathleen Trinkley for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANDREW YATSINKO D- 10866 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of Andrew Yatsinko for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN ZDANCEWICZ D- 10853 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to approve the application of John Zdancewicz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN ZOCCOLI D- 10371 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to deny the application of Stephen Zoccoli for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOANN ANDERSON D-10311 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of JoAnn Anderson. Motion approved unanimously.
NEIL DULAC D-10308 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Neil Dulac. Motion approved unanimously.
MARYANN GUILBEAULT D-10419 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of MaryAnn Guilbeault. Motion approved unanimously.
MELVIN HAYNES D-10216 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Melvin Haynes. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA KOKIAS D-10359 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Maria Kokias. Motion approved unanimously.
KIMBERLY LAFLAMME D-10101 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to table a decision to continue the disability retirement of Kimberly LaFlamme. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN LAKE D-10295 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of John Lake. Motion approved unanimously.
ADELE MAZZACANE D-9780 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Adele Mazzacane. Motion approved unanimously.
VALARIE PAGE D-8932 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Valarie Page. Motion approved unanimously.
FRANCESCO PIZZOFERRATO D-10305 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Francesco Pizzoferrato. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHELINE SMITH D-10307 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to continue the disability retirement of Micheline Smith. Motion approved unanimously.
IRENE WOOLVEN D-10337 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. Aliyu, to table a decision to continue the disability retirement of Irene Woolven. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

		 

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