MINUTES OF MEETING
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2011

A Meeting of the Medical Examining Board was held on Friday, September 30, 2011, in Building #4, at the University of Connecticut's Health Center, 270 Farmington Avenue, Suite #262, Farmington, Connecticut, 06032.

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

Jamilia Abdul-Karriem D- 10683 Disability(Cont'd)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Jamilia Abdul-Karriem for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Joanne Akcer D- 10881 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Joanne Akcer for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Monica Baker D- 10867 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Monica Baker for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Wanda Barros D- 10646 Service-Connected(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Wanda Barros for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Paul Cicarella D- 10902 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Paul Cicarella for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Karen Cooper D- 10692 Disability(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to table the application of Karen Cooper pending receipt of additional medical information for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Debra Curtin D- 10800 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Debra Curtin for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Steven Daly D- 11059 Disability(Posthumous)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Steven Daly for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Tammy Doustou D- 9969 Service-Connected(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to table the application of Tammy Doustou for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
Anthony Gonsalves MD- 1362 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Anthony Gonsalves for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Aleta Hill D- 10818 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Aleta Hill for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Vivian Holohan D- 10895 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Vivian Holohan for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Lesley Hyde D- 10923 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to table the application of Lesley Hyde for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
Elliott Infante D- 11034 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Elliott Infante for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Jacqueline Lamar D- 10857 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Jacqueline Lamar for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Douglas Lavery D- 10869 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Douglas Lavery for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Phyllis McMeans D- 10880 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Phyllis McMeans for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
James McPherson D- 10875 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of James McPherson for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Mary Caroline Monroe D- 9966 Disability(Posthumous)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Mary Caroline Monroe for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Peggy Mosley MD- 1366 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Peggy Mosley for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Frederick Nordstrom D- 10634 Service-Connected(APPEAL)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of Frederick Nordstrom for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
John Pearson D- 10894 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to approve the application of John Pearson for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Jose Perez, Jr. MD- 1361 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Jose Perez, Jr. for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Tracy Perugini D- 10615 Disability(Cont'd)
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to deny the application of Tracy Perugini for a Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Michael Strehan MD- 1374 Service-Connected
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend denial of the application of Michael Strehan for a Service-Connected Disability Retirement. Motion approved unanimously.
Irvin Willingham MD- 1370 Disability
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to recommend to table the application of Irvin Willingham for a Disability Retirement pending receipt of additional medical information. Motion approved unanimously.
Betty Alvarado D-10202 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Betty Alvarado. Motion approved unanimously.
Eugene Baron D-9761 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Eugene Baron. Motion approved unanimously.
Jacqueline Bell D-9186 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Jacqueline Bell. Motion approved unanimously.
Donald Comfort D-10351 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Donald Comfort. Motion approved unanimously.
Rosemarie Dillon D-10178 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Rosemarie Dillon. Motion approved unanimously.
Christine Facondini D-10273 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Christine Facondini. Motion approved unanimously.
Cathleen Foster D-10336 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Cathleen Foster. Motion approved unanimously.
Ronald Guyette D-10262 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Ronald Guyette. Motion approved unanimously.
CHRISTINE JASSE D- 10888 DISABILITY
Darek Massalski D-10283 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Darek Massalski. Motion approved unanimously.
Robert Lynn D-10226 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Robert Lynn. Motion approved unanimously.
Jennifer Lopato-Stella D-10253 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Jennifer Lopato-Stella. Motion approved unanimously.
Persida Martinez D-10288 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Persida Martinez. Motion approved unanimously.
Andrew McNeil D-10275 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Andrew McNeil. Motion approved unanimously.
Steven Mitchell D-10284 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Steven Mitchell. Motion approved unanimously.
Willie Moore D-10146 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Willie Moore. Motion approved unanimously.
Wayne Nichols D-10270 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Wayne Nichols. Motion approved unanimously.
Antonio Rondinone D-9960 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Antonio Rondinone. Motion approved unanimously.
Norma Santiago-Smith D-10182 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Norma Santiago-Smith. Motion approved unanimously.
James Scully D-10117 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of James Scully. Motion approved unanimously.
Brenda Tasker D-9977 CONTINUED ENTITLEMENT REVIEW
Dr. Aliyu moved, seconded by Dr. D'Andrea, to continue the disability retirement of Brenda Tasker. Motion approved unanimously.

(Whereupon, the meeting was adjourned)

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