MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY OCTOBER 29, 2010

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, October 29, 2010, in the Third Floor Conference Room at 55 Elm Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106.

PRESENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., SECRETARY
WILNER SAMSON, M.D.
ABSENT: NONE
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.
RAYMOND BERRY D- 10528 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Raymond Berry for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH CARPIO D- 10655 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Joseph Carpio for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MINDY CARSON D- 10544 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Mindy Carson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANNE CLAUNCH D- 10619 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Anne Claunch for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MARCIE CRONIN D- 10597 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Marcie Cronin for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CASSANDRA DAVIS D- 10593 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Cassandra Davis for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH DECOSTA D- 10660 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Joseph DeCosta for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
EDWARD DUBOWSKY D- 10433 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Edward Dubowsky for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JEFFERY GALLAHER D- 10606 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Jeffery Gallaher for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WENDY HARTLING D- 10592 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Wendy Hartling for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIE HUGHES MD- 1308 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend denial the application of Willie Hughes for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES LEARY D- 10754 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of James Leary for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANGEL MONTANEZ D- 10621 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Angel Montanez for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FREDERICK NORDSTROM D- 10634 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Frederick Nordstrom for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VIRENDRA OHRI D- 10601 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Virendra Ohri for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DWIGHT ORMSBEE D- 10583 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Dwight Ormsbee for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RORY O'SHAUGHNESSY D- 10652 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Rory O'Shaughnessy for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TRACY PERUGINI D- 10615 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Tracy Perugini pending receipt of additional medical information for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PHOUKHAO PHOUANGPHIARITH MD- 1352 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to recommend the tabling of the application of Phoukhao Phouangphiarith pending an appearance before the Medical Examining Board for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANDREW RHODEN D- 10599 SERVICE-CONN(POSTHUMOUS)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Andrew Rhoden for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PENNY TACKACH D- 10703 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny the application of Penny Tackach for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TRACY TARDIFF D- 10630 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to table the application of Tracy Tardiff pending receipt of additional information for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FELICIA WILLIAMS D- 10612 DISABILITY
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to approve the application of Felicia Williams for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ANDREW AIELLO D-10058 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Andrew Aiello. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN ARNOLD D-10020 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Stephen Arnold. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBIN BUCHANAN D-9970 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Robin Buchanan. Motion approved unanimously.
HERBERT CAMPBELL D-10048 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Herbert Campbell. Motion approved unanimously.
TIMOTHY CHASE D-9961 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Timothy Chase. Motion approved unanimously.
MARLENE COOK D-10031 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Marlene Cook. Motion approved unanimously.
STEPHEN CROXFORD D-10095 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Stephen Croxford. Motion approved unanimously.
MARIA FULLER D-9769 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Maria Fuller. Motion approved unanimously.
LUIS GONZALEZ D-10090 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Luis Gonzalez. Motion approved unanimously.
MARYANN HICKEY D-9613 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of MaryAnn Hickey. Motion approved unanimously.
GEORGE LAVELLEE D-9922 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of George Lavellee. Motion approved unanimously.
KEITH LOHMANN D-9974 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Keith Lohmann. Motion approved unanimously.
NYDIA MARRERO D-9862 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Nydia Marrero. Motion approved unanimously.
MATTHEW MCDONALD D-10050 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Matthew McDonald. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERT MILLHOLEN D-10037 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Millholen. Motion approved unanimously.
JUDITH PEGRAM D-9502 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Judith Pegram. Motion approved unanimously.
MARGARITA SANTIAGO D-9987 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Margarita Santiago. Motion approved unanimously.
SHARON SCULLY D-9822 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Sharon Scully. Motion approved unanimously.
MAHESH TALWAR D-9855 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Mahesh Talwar. Motion approved unanimously.
RONI VASQUEZ D-10000 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to continue the disability retirement of Roni Vasquez. Motion approved unanimously.
KENNETH WARD D-10074 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. Samson, to deny a decision on the continuation of the disability retirement of Kenneth Ward. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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