The cytopathology rotation at West Virginia University is designed to instruct trainees in cytology in a tertiary care, academic setting and a large community hospital. As they evaluate patient specimens, physicians in training are instructed in acquisition and preparation of cytologic specimens, diagnostic evaluation, and ancillary studies. By providing residents with increasing responsibilities and duties, as their level of training increases, the teaching faculty hope to instill in the resident the skills and tools necessary to develop a life-long course of continued professional development.

Training Sites/Institutional Site Directors

  • WVU - Dr. Melina Flanagan
  • CAMC - Dr. William Mangano


  • Duration of Rotation - 3 months
  • Post Graduate Level of Residents Involved in Rotation - PGY levels 1-4

Coordinating Teaching Faculty Members

  • Dr. Melina Flanagan
  • Dr. William Mangano

Teaching Faculty Members

West Virginia University

  • Melina Flanagan, M.D., M.S.P.H.
  • H. James Williams, M.D.
  • Jeffrey Vos, M.D.
  • Olukemi Esan, M.D.

Charleston Area Medical Center

  • Mario Anselmo, M.D.
  • David Hanson, M.D.
  • Edgar Huang, M.D.
  • William Mangano, M.D.
  • Richard Naturale, M.D.
  • William E. Mangano, M.D.
  • Milton J. Plata, M.D.
  • Jeremy Powers, M.D.