MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, October 21, 2016

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, October 21, 2016, at the Office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Kamel Ghandour, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Richard Blum, M.D.
Amarjeet Dargan, M.D.


ABSENT:
Manny Katsetos, M.D.
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.
Debra Pollack, M.D.
Lynn Rudich, M.D.

OTHERS PRESENT:
Annette Sadlowski, Supervisor, Disability Retirement Unit
Colin Newman, Assistant Division Director
Tanya Jasper, Disability Retirement Unit

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 9:14 am.

Dr. Ghandour motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Blum at 9:16 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Ghandour motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Blum at 12:16 pm.

LENORA CABRAL     D-11384     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny continuation of the disability retirement of Lenora Cabral. Motion approved unanimously.

DARRYL CAMP     D-11164     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Darryl Camp. Motion approved unanimously.

ERIC CARDELLA     D-11267     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Eric Cardella. Motion approved unanimously.

WIILIAM CARILLO     D-11284     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of William Carrillo. Motion approved unanimously.

ELONA CHUBBUCK     D-11215     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Elona Chubbuck. Motion approved unanimously.

SUSAN DEARBORN     D-11200     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Susan Dearborn. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBIN DUDLEY     D-11223     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Robin Dudley. Motion approved unanimously.

DEBORAH FLORENCE     D-11176     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Deborah Florence. Motion approved unanimously.

DOROTHY GRIMES     D-10870     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Dorothy Grimes. Motion approved unanimously.

TERESA HURLBURT     D-11206     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Ghandour, to continue the disability retirement of Teresa Hurlburt. Motion approved by majority decision. Dr. Dargan dissents.

ROBERT JOHNSON JR.     D-11307     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Johnson Jr. Motion approved unanimously.

WILLIAM MAJEWSKI     D-11256     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of William Majewski. Motion approved unanimously.

WILMER MARTINEZ     D-11129     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Wilmer Martinez. Motion approved unanimously.

ANTHONY MCRAE     D-11141     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Anthony McRae. Motion approved unanimously.

ANDREA MOSES     D-11103     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Andrea Moses. Motion approved unanimously.

NICHOLAS ODELL     D-11291     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Nicholas Odell. Motion approved unanimously.

HOWARD O’NEIL     D-11340     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Howard O’Neil. Motion approved unanimously.

WILLIAM REID, III     D-11356     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny continuation of the disability retirement of William Reid, III. Motion approved unanimously.

LAURA REIF     D-11239     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Laura Reif. Motion approved unanimously.

TAMRA SCATA     D-11204     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny continuation of the disability retirement of Tamra Scata. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHELE SULLIVAN     D-11368     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Michele Sullivan. Motion approved unanimously.

TRACY TARDIFF     D-10630     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny continuation of the disability retirement of Tracy Tardiff. Motion approved unanimously.

BARBARA VENEZIANO     D-11288     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to continue the disability retirement of Barbara Veneziano. Motion approved unanimously.

HERBERT WHITE, JR.     D-11177     CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Blum moved, seconded by Dr. Dargan, to deny continuation of the disability retirement of Herbert White, Jr. Motion approved unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Ghandour moved, seconded by Dr. Blum to adjourn the meeting at 12:20 pm.
 

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