MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, October 24, 2014

 

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, October 24, 2014, at the office of the State Comptroller, 55 Elm Street, Room 208, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT:
Albert Geetter, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
Nikolai Lieders, M.D.
Lynn Rudich, M.D.

ABSENT:
Debra Pollack, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
Amajeet Dargan, 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 9:02 am.

Dr. Geetter motioned to go into the Executive Session to discuss medical condition(s) related to the applications for Disability Retirement, seconded by Dr. Rudich at 9:03 am. Members of the Retirement Services Division were allowed to remain.

Dr. Geetter motioned to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Dr. Rudich at 12:43 PM.

SOULYN ALEXANDER D- 11477 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Soulyn Alexander's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH AMATO D- 11386 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Joseph Amato's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DARLENE BROWN D- 11367 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Darlene Brown's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MINUTES TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -2- October 24, 2014

CANDACE CARBONI D- 11022 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Candace Carboni's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JILL DEFUSCO D- 11643 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Jill DeFusco's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

RENEE DEPASTINO D- 11642 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Renee Depastino's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ELLEN DEVLIN D- 11645 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Ellen Devlin's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JANE DZICZEK D- 11583 CHANGE TO NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Jane Dziczek's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

VINSTON HAMILTON D- 11644 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Vinston Hamilton's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

REBECCA HOUDE D- 11430 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Rebecca Houde's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ANGELA JAMES D- 11626 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny Angela James' entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT JASINSKI D- 11613 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Robert Jasinski's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

EVELYN JONES MD- 1456 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Evelyn Jones' entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ALFRED MAIO MD- 1457 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Alfred Maio's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID MAURA D- 11636 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to deny David Maura's entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MINUTES TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD -3- October 24, 2014

CATHRINE MCMAHON D- 11648 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Cathrine McMahon's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LEONA OLMSTEAD MD- 1044 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Leona Olmstead 's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

THOMAS RUSSELL MD- 1455 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Thomas Russell's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT SEDLAK JR. D- 11473 NON-SERVICE CONNECTED
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to approve Robert Sedlak Jr.'s entitlement to Non-Service Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LORIANNE WADE D- 11445 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Lorianne Wade's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LARS WALLIN D- 11451 SERVICE-CONNECTED (RECONSIDERATION)
Dr. Lieders moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich, to stand by the board's previous decision to deny Lars Wallin's entitlement to Service-Connected Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.


ADJOURNMENT:

Dr. Geetter moved, seconded by Dr. Rudich to adjourn the meeting at 12:46 p.m.

 

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