MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2011

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, September 23, 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
WILNER SAMSON, M.D
JAYESH KAMATH, M.D
ABSENT: CATHERINE LEWIS, M.D., CHAIRPERSON
OLUREMI ALIYU, M.D
ARIANE SIROP, MD
DOUGLAS D'ANDREA, MD
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.

KIMBERLEE ANDERSON D- 10746 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Kimberlee Anderson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CAROLYN BALA D- 10865 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Carolyn Bala for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ULA BENTLEY D- 10707 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to table the application of Ula Bentley for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
RAYMOND BERRY D- 10528 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to table the application of Raymond Berry for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information and an appearance before the Medical Examining Board. Motion approved unanimously.
THOMAS CASHMAN D- 10797 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Thomas Cashman for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CASSANDRA DAVIS D- 10593 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Cassandra Davis for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
MANUEL DAVIS D- 10825 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Manuel Davis for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CATHERINE DICKERSON D- 10785 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Catherine Dickerson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ELAINE DITTUS D- 11027
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Elaine Dittus for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RICHARD DUBAY D- 10704 SERVICE-CONNECTED(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Richard Dubay for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RAMONA EDWARDS D- 10841 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Ramona Edwards for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
ISMAEL FELICIANO D- 10545 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Ismael Feliciano for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH IANNANTUONI D- 10837 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Joseph Iannantuoni for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTINE JASSE D- 10888 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Christine Jasse for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
BRENDA JONES D- 10727 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to deny the application of Brenda Jones for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID LEE D- 10833 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of David Lee for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JOHN LEWERENZ D- 10827 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of John Lewerenz for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
AMY LINDSTROM D- 10825 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Amy Lindstrom for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KENNETH MILLER D- 10852 CHANGE TO NON-S/C
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Kenneth Miller for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMES NEVILLE D- 10731 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of James Neville for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
RAMON NIEVES D- 10999 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Ramon Nieves for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
IDA PERKINS D- 10834 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Ida Perkins for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
DAVID PIELA D- 10739 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of David Piela for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
STACEY RICCARDI D- 10815 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Stacey Riccardi for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
GRACE RODRIGUEZ MD- 1365 DISABILITY
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to recommend to table the application of Grace Rodriguez for Disability Retirement pending additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
SALLY SOUTHARD D- 10835 SERVICE-CONNECTED
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Sally Southard for a Service-Connected Disabilty Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
CATHERINE STANKOSKI D- 10668 DISABILITY(APPEAL)
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to approve the application of Catherine Stankoski for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
KIMBERLY BUTLER D-10301 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Kimberly Butler. Motion approved unanimously.
KIMBERLY BUTLER D-10301 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Kimberly Butler. Motion approved unanimously.
JOSEPH CHICANO D-10237 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Joseph Chicano. Motion approved unanimously.
KATHRYN CONWAY D-10286 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Kathryn Conway. Motion approved unanimously.
PHOUKHAO PHOUANGPHIARITH MD- 1352 SERVICE-CONNECTED(CONT'D)
KEVIN COOPER D-10271 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Kevin Cooper. Motion approved unanimously.
JAMELL COTTO D-10174 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Jamell Cotto. Motion approved unanimously.
PATRICIA ERICKSON D-10159 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Patricia Erickson. Motion approved unanimously.
VIVIAN FREIRE D-10132 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Vivian Freire. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTINA GUDATIS D-10217 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Christina Gudatis. Motion approved unanimously.
ROBERTA HALCOTT D-10353 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Roberta Halcott. Motion approved unanimously.
WILLIAM KEHOE D-10366 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of William Kehoe. Motion approved unanimously.
KAREN O'KEEFE D-10330 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Karen O'keefe. Motion approved unanimously.
GARY PATERNOSTER D-10340 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Gary Paternoster. Motion approved unanimously.
PETER PHELAN D-10222 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Peter Phelan. Motion approved unanimously.
KERRY ROBINSON D-10183 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Kerry Robinson. Motion approved unanimously.
LINDA ROMANAUSKAS D-10296 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Linda Romanauskas. Motion approved unanimously.
ELAINE WARMLEY D-10362 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Samson moved, seconded by Dr. Kamath, to continue the disability retirement of Elaine Warmley. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

	 

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