MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY, September 7, 2012

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, September 7, 2012, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

PRESENT: WILNER SAMSON, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D.
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, M.D

ABSENT: OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D., CO-CHAIRPERSON
ARIANE SIROP, M.D
JAYESH KAMATH, 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.

RICHARD BALLOU MD-1387 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Richard Ballou for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LOUISA CARRERO D- 10959 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to table the application of Louisa Carrero for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
RAIMUNDO CASANOVA D- 10947 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Raimundo Casanova for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DYANN CHEPULIS MD- 1404 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend approval of the application of Dyann Chepulis for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
VALERIE CONROY D- 11304 DISABILITY(Posthumous)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Valerie Conroy for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GARY CONSTANZO D- 11074 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Gary Constanzo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
HERIBERTO CRUZ D- 11095 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Heriberto Cruz for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
SUSAN DEARBORN D- 11200 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Susan Dearborn for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
WAYNE DOBBS D- 11201 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Wayne Dobbs for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROL DODSON D- 9010 SERVICE-CONNECTED(Posthumous)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Carol Dodson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ERNEST DOUVILLE D- 11311 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Ernest Douville for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBORAH FLORENCE D- 11176 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Deborah Florence for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously
MATTHEW GOETZ D- 10794 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Matthew Goetz for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
TERRY GOODWIN MD- 1403 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial the application of Terry Goodwin for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CARL HILL D- 11198 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to table the application of Carl Hill for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN LEONARD D- 11123 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of John Leonard for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ESTELLA MCDONALD D- 10563 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Estella McDonald for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MICHAEL ORTIZ MD- 1408 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Michael Ortiz for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
LOUISE PAPALLO D- 11278 DISABILITY(Posthumous)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Louise Papallo for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ARLENE PARKER D- 10723 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Arlene Parker for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
FELIX POLIER MD- 1367 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Felix Polier for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ALICE RADZIWON D- 11305 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Alice Radziwon for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
PHILLIP SMITH D- 11088 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Phillip Smith for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOE ANN VEGA-COTTON D- 9462 DISABILITY
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Joe Ann Vega-Cotton for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
IRVIN WILLINGHAM MD- 1370 DISABILITY(CONT'D)
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend tabling the application Irvin Willingham for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical reports and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
JOANE BARRON D- 10309 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Joane Barron. Motion approved unanimously.
DEBRA BROUWER D-10647 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Debra Brouwer. Motion approved unanimously.
SACHEL CUNNINGHAM D-10533 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Sachel Cunningham. Motion approved unanimously.
LORNA DUMONT D-10399 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Lorna Dumont. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES FOX D-10470 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of James Fox. Motion approved unanimously.
PAMELA KING D-10502 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Pamela King. Motion approved unanimously.
KATHLEEN MCCUTCHEON D-10498 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Kathleen McCutcheon. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN MONTANO D-10393 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of John Montano. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH ROMANAUSKAS D-10321 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Joseph Romanauskas. Motion approved unanimously.
KAROLY ST. KING D-10552 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Karoly St. King. Motion approved unanimously.
HOMAS THOMPSONT D-10070 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Thomas Thompson. Motion approved unanimously.
ANA TRAMMELL D-9463 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Lewis moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the continuation of the Disability Retirement of Ana Trammell. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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