MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, October 28, 2011

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, October 28, 2011, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

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


JOHN ALSEPH D- 10907 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to table the application of John Alseph for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.

LYNN CANTIN D- 10898 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Lynn Cantin for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GEORGETTE CARR D- 10926 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Georgette Carr for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CATHERINE CARR-MCMANUS D- 10698 DISABILITY(APPEAL)

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to table the application of Catherine Carr-McManus for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.

JOAN CHAMBERS D- 10839 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Joan Chambers for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CARL DEBISH D- 10491 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Carl Debish for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH DEFELICE MD- 1379 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend denial of the application of Joseph DeFelice for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT DONAHUE MD- 1368 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend denial of the application of Robert Donahue for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DENISE DOWNS D- 10637 DISABILITY

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Denise Downs for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

BRYAN FIELD D- 10858 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Bryan Field for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

CHARLES GARY D- 10445 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Charles Gary for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

GERALDINE GUTHRIE D- 10714 DISABILITY(APPEAL)

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Geraldine Guthrie for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

NANCY HERNANDEZ D- 11055 DISABILITY

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to table the application of Nancy Hernandez for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.

CHRISTIE HOLMQUIST D- 10736 DISABILITY(CONT'D)

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Christie Holmquist for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

MICHAEL KIMLINGEN D- 10900 DISABILITY

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Michael Kimlingen for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WILLIAM MYRICK D- 10896 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of William Myrick for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

JOSEPH PAVLIS D- 10877 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Joseph Pavlis for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DEBRA SEELEN D- 10930 DISABILITY

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Debra Seelen for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

LORI SMALLEY D- 10627 DISABILITY(APPEAL)

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Lori Smalley for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

DAVID UPTON D- 10013 DISABILITY(APPEAL)

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of David Upton for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

ROBERT URSINI D- 10889 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Robert Ursini for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

WILLIAM VEGA D- 10937 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of William Vega for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

HENRY WADE D- 10908 SERVICE-CONNECTED

Dr. D'ANDREA moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Henry Wade for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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