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Department Chairs

Anesthesiology

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Robert E. Johnstone, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Chair, Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4087

Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry

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James H. Berry, DO
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor/Interim Chair, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323

Biochemistry

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Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor & Chairman, Biochemistry
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-8411

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

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Vinay Badhwar, MD, FACS, FACC
West Virginia University
Position
Gordon F. Murray Professor and Chair; Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4151

Community Practice

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Cynthia C. Clarkson, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Chair, Assistant Professor- West Preston Primary Care, Community Practice
Phone
304-864-0006

Dermatology

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Michael S. Kolodney, MD, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Dermatology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
855-988-2273

Emergency Medicine

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Christopher S. Goode, MD, FACEP
West Virginia University
Position
Chair of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Phone
304-293-0295

Family Medicine

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Dana E King
West Virginia University
Position
Department Chair & Professor, Family Medicine
Phone
304-598-4000

Human Performance and Applied Exercise Science

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Mary Beth Mandich, PhD, PT
West Virginia University
Positions
Vice-Dean of Professional and Undergraduate Programs, Professional and Undergraduate Programs (SOM)
Vice Dean, Professional and Undergraduate Programs,Chairperson, Physical Therapy, Human Performance - Physical Therapy
Phone
304-293-1320

Division of Occupational Therapy

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Steven D Wheeler, PhD, OTR/L
West Virginia University
Position
Professor and Chairman, Human Performance - Occupational Therapy
Phone
304-293-1065

Division of Physical Therapy

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A photo of Mary Beth Mandich.
Mary Beth Mandich, PhD, PT
West Virginia University
Positions
Vice-Dean of Professional and Undergraduate Programs, Professional and Undergraduate Programs (SOM)
Vice Dean, Professional and Undergraduate Programs,Chairperson, Physical Therapy, Human Performance - Physical Therapy
Phone
304-293-1320

Division of Exercise Physiology

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Randall W Bryner, EdD
West Virginia University
Position
Assoc Prof, Chairperson for Division of Exercise Physiology, Human Performance - Exercise Physiology
Phone
304-293-0441

Medical Education

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Norman D. Ferrari, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Chair, Medical Education
Vice Dean for Medical Education, Student Services
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics
Phone
304-293-2408

Medicine

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Arif R. Sarwari, MD, MSc, MBA
West Virginia University
Position
Chairman and Associate Professor, Medicine
Phone
304-293-4121

Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology

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John B. Barnett, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Chair/Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-4029

Neurology

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David Watson, MD, FAAN
West Virginia University
Positions
Chairman and Professor, Neurology
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Neuroscience

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Randy Nelson, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor & Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair for Neurological Research; Director, Basic Science Research, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1723

Neuroradiology

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Ansaar T. Rai, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Chairman, Department of Neuroradiology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-3091

Neurosurgery

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Mark R Lee, MD, PhD, MBA, FAANS, FACS
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor and Chairman, Neurosurgery
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-6127

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Leo R Brancazio, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor & Chairman, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Phone
304-293-5632

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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Thomas F Mauger, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor and Chairman, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Phone
304-598-6925

Orthopaedics

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Sanford E. Emery, MD, MBA
West Virginia University
Position
Chairman; Professor, Orthopaedics
Phone
304-293-1170

Otolaryngology

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Hassan H. Ramadan, MD, MSc, FACS
West Virginia University
Position
Professor and Chairman, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Phone
304-293-3457

Pathology, Anatomy & Laboratory Science

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Peter L. Perrotta, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Department Chair Pathology, Anatomy & Laboratory Medicine, Pathology, Anatomy and Laboratory Medicine
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1617

Pediatrics

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Charles J. Mullett, MD, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
Phone
304-293-4451

Physiology & Pharmacology

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James W Simpkins, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-7430

Radiology

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Mathis P. Frick, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor and Chair, Radiology
Phone
304-293-3091

Radiation Oncology

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Geraldine M. Jacobson, MD, MPH, MBA, FACR, FASTRO
West Virginia University
Positions
Chair, Radiation Oncology
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-7227

Surgery

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James Wallis Marsh, MD, MBA
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor and Chairman, Surgery
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1258

Urology

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A photo of Stanley Zaslau.
Stanley Zaslau, MD, MBA, FACS
West Virginia University
Position
Chair, Professor, Urology
Phone
304-293-2706