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WEST VIRGINIA CHAPTER
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
CHAPTER AWARDS

 

PEDIATRICIAN OF THE YEAR

Year Recipient Practice Location
2017 Linda Nield, M.D. Morgantown
2016 Chandrani Thakker, M.D. Charleston
2015 Norman Cottrill, D.O. Hurricane
2014 Mark Ayoubi, M.D. Charleston
2013 Ted Solari, M.D. Beckley
2012 Gilbert Ratcliff, Jr., M.D. Huntington
2011 Traci Boyd Acklin, M.D. Montgomery
2010 Fernando Indacochea, M.D. Petersburg
2009 Jamie Jeffrey, M.D. Charleston
2008 Mark Tomsho, M.D. Summersville
2007 Martin Weisse, M.D. Morgantown
2006 King Seegar, M.D. Franklin
2005 Patricia Kelly, M.D. Huntington
2004 Charles Whitaker, M.D. Parkersburg
2003 Judith T. Romano, M.D. Wheeling
2002 Mary S. Boyd, M.D. Elkins
2001 Joseph Werthammer, M.D. Huntington
2000 Carlos Lucero, M.D. Beckley
1999 John Paul Jakubec, M.D. Morgantown
1998 Kathaleen Perkins, M.D. Morgantown
1997 William A. Neal, M.D. Morgantown
1996 Robert Lewine, M.D. Wheeling
1995 Eileen Catterson, M.D. Pineville

 

 

ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN AWARD

Year Name Practice Location
2017 Sean Loudin, M.D. Huntington
2016 Kathleen Martin, M.D. Lewisburg
2015 Lisa Costello, M.D. Morgantown
2014 Kathy Moffett, M.D. Morgantown
2013 Norman Ferrari, M.D. Morgantown
2012 Sharon Istfan, M.D. Charleston
2011 Teresa Frazer, M.D. Bluefield
2010 None  
2009 Nimish Mehta, M.D. Charleston
2008 Aaron McGuffin, M.D. Huntington
2007 Raheel Khan, M.D. Charleston
2006 Kimberly Cross, M.D. Charleston
2005 Jamie Jeffrey, M.D. Charleston
2004 James Lewis, M.D. Huntington
2003 Carlos Lucero, M.D. Beckley
2002 Joan Phillips, M.D. Charleston
2001 Isabel Pino, M.D. Huntington

 

 

FRIEND OF CHILDREN AWARD

Year Name
2017 WV State Senator Ron Stollings, M.D.
2016 Jeri L. Whitten
2015 Rahul Gupta, M.D.
2014 WV State Senator John Unger
2013 US Senator Jay Rockefeller
2012 Renate Pore, PhD
2011 James McJunkin, M.D.
2010 WV Perinatal Partnership & 
Health & Wellness Foundation of Sisters of St. Joseph
2009 WV Immunization Network
2008 L. Clark Hansbarger, M.D.
2007 WV State Senator Dan Foster, M.D.
2006 WV First Lady, Gayle Manchin
2005 Maureen Runyan MSW
2004 Prevent Child Abuse, WV
2003 None
2002 WV State Senator Michael Oliverio
2001 WV Healthy Kids Coalition

 

 

MARTIN E. WEISSE RESIDENT RESEARCH COMPETITION AWARDS

Year Name
2016 Original Research
1st – Aziez Ahmed, M.D.  (Charleston)
2nd – Rebecca Hayes, M.D. (Huntington)
Case Report
1st - Audrey Miller, M.D. (Morgantown)
2nd – Maggie Moreland, M.D. (Morgantown)
Poster
1st (Original Research) - Audrey Miller, M.D. (Morgantown)
1st (Case Report) – Charles Chen, M.D. (Morgantown)
2015

Original Research
1st –Rebecca Hayes, MD  (Marshall)
2nd – Lindsay Bartram, MD (Charleston)

Case Report
1st - Hilary Morley, M.D. (Morgantown)
2nd – Nitin Arora, MD (Morgantown
Poster
1st (Original Research) -  Rashmitha Dachepally, MD (Morgantown)
1st (Case Report) – Gigi Smith, MD  (Morgantown)

        2014     Original Research
1st – Neil Copeland, M.D.  (Charleston)
2nd – Neesha Amin, M.D. (Charleston)
Case Report
1st - Hilary Morley, M.D. (Morgantown)
2nd – Zainab Akhtar, M.D. and Brad Akers, M.D. (Huntington)
Poster
1st (Original Research) -  Stephanie Sisler, MD and Rafka Chaiban, M.D. (Morgantown)
1st (Case Report) – Poornima Pandiyan M.D. and Wes Branstiter, M.D. (Morgantown)
        2013     Original Research
1st – Teresa Recker, D.O. (Charleston)
2nd – Baraa Alrazzak, M.D. (Huntington)
Case Report
1st – Sarah Steward, M.D. (Charleston)
2nd – Stephanie Sisler, M.D. (Morgantown)
Poster
1st (Original Research) – Ameen Alsharif, M.D. (Huntington)
2nd (Original Research) – Erica Tuckwiller, M.D. (Charleston)
        2012     Original Research
1st – Luiz Ortiz, M.D. (Charleston)
2nd – Ravi Saripalli, M. D. (Charleston)
Case Report
1st – Kelly Gannon, M. D. (Huntington)
2nd – Cody Smith, M.D. (Morgantown)
Poster
1st (Original Research) – Steve Berry, M.D. (Charleston)
1st (Case Report) – Steve Berry, M.D. (Charleston)
        2011     Original Research
1st – Collin John, M.D. (Morgantown)
2nd – M. Salah Agha, M.D. (Charleston)
Case Report
1st – Rohit Aswani, M.D. (Huntington)
2nd – Kokab Darbandi, M.D. (Morgantown)
Poster
1st – Chris Mercer, M.D. (Morgantown)
2nd – Steve Berry, M.D. (Charleston)
        2010     Original Research
1st Beth Emrick, M.D. (Charleston)
2nd – Rohit Aswani, M.D. (Huntington)
Case Report
1st  - Shilpa Balikai, D.O. (Charleston)
2nd – Elizabeth Saunders, M.D. (Huntington)
Poster
Christy Robinson, M.D. (Charleston)
        2009     Original Research
1st – Beth Emrick, M.D. (Charleston)
2nd – Jeannie Co, M.D. (Charleston)
Case Report
1st – Beth Emrick, M.D. (Charleston)
2nd – Amira Khokar, M.D. (Huntington)
Poster
Audra Pritt, M.D. (Huntington)
        2008     1st – Abdallah Dalabih, M.D. (Charleston)
2nd – Brian Ely, M.D. (Morgantown)
3rd – Sunshine Smoot, M.D. (Huntington)
        2007     1st – Wassem Ostwani, M.D. (Huntington)
2nd – Kristina Reynolds, M.D. (Charleston)
3rd – Kristina Reynolds, M.D. (Charleston)
        2006     1st – Amanda Snodgrass, M.D. (Huntington)
2nd – Shaista Safder, M.D. (Huntington)
3rd – Mary Bailey, M.D. (Huntington)
        2005     1st – Lisa Wood, M.D. (Morgantown)
2nd – Shaista Safder, M.D. (Huntington)
3rd – Shaista Safder, M.D. (Huntington)
        2004     1st – Akashni Bhasin, M.D. (Huntington)
2nd – Oleg Kovalenko, M.D. (Charleston)
3rd – Mary Bailey, M.D. (Huntington)
        2003     1st – Bradley Mitchell, M. D. (Morgantown)
2nd  - Kimberly Shimer, M.D. (Charleston)
3rd – C. Lynn Patterson, M.D. (Morgantown)
        2002     1st – Kelly Kreisler, M.D.
2nd – Marie DiFilippo, M. D.
3rd – Chad Smith, M.D.
3rd – Amana Nasir, M.D.
        2001     1st – Misty Strow, M.D.
2nd – Dina Criniti, D.O.
3rd – Shannon Alexander, M.D.
        2000     1st – Traci Warwick, M.D.
2nd – Sharon DeChristofaro, M.D.
3rd – Shannon Alexander, M.D.
        1999     1st – Jeffrey Shaw, M.D.
2nd – Cassandra Salgado, M.D.
3rd – Chaundra Maddox, M.D.

 

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