WEST VIRGINIA CHAPTER
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
CHAPTER BOARD, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND STANDING COMMITTEES
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Beth Bloom Emrick, MD, FAAP, President
Jennifer Gerlach, MD, FAAP, Vice President
Jamie Jeffrey, MD, FAAP, Secretary/Treasurer
Lisa Costello, MD, FAAP, Immediate Past President
Andrea Lauffer, MD, FAAP, At-Large Board Member
Lisa McBride, MD, FAAP, At-Large Board Member
Kathleen Martin, MD, FAAP, At-Large Board Member
Youmna Mousattat, MD, FAAP, At-Large Board Member
Candice Hamilton, MPH, Executive Director
Executive Committee

Chapter Officers
Chairs of Standing Committees
ABUSE AND NEGLECT

Chair Sharon L. Istfan, M.D. (Charleston)
Joan Phillips, M.D. (Charleston) [email protected]
Jay Lakhani MD, (Huntington) [email protected]
ADOLESCENT
 Chair Patricia J. Kelly, M.D., Chair (Huntington) [email protected]
Pamela Murray, M.D. (Morgantown) [email protected]
BREASTFEEDING
 Mary S. Boyd, M.D., Chair (Elkins) [email protected]
Jamie Jeffrey, M.D. (Charleston) [email protected]
Emily Nease, M.D. (Morgantown) [email protected]
CATCH
Kim Cross, M.D., Co-Chair (Charleston)
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS/FOSTER CARE/ADOPTION
 Chair James Lewis, M.D., (Huntington) [email protected]
Mark Ayoubi, M.D. (Charleston)
Beth Emrick, M.D. (Charleston)
Ann Lambernedis, M.D. (Scott Depot)
INFECTIOUS DISEASES/IMMUNIZATIONS
Chair Kathryn Moffett, M.D., (Morgantown) [email protected]
Raheel Khan M.D. (Charleston) [email protected]
Janani Narumanchi M.D. (Morgantown) [email protected]
INJURY PREVENTION
Chair James E. McJunkin, M.D.,(Charleston) [email protected]
Bonnie Beaver, M.D. (Huntington)
Charles Mullett, M.D. (Morgantown)
Ed Pino, M.D., (Huntington)
LEGISLATIVE
Chair Lisa Costello (Morgantown) [email protected]
OBESITY PREVENTION/DIABETES
Chair Jamie Jeffrey, M.D., (Charleston) [email protected]
Heather Clawges, M.D. (Lewisburg)
Brian Ely, M.D. (Morgantown)
Sachin Bendre, M.D. (Charleston)
Melissa Bacchus [email protected]
Lee Pyles, MD (Morgantown)
Collin John M.D. (Morgantown) [email protected]
Pamela Murray
Oral Health
Chair Vinod Miriyala, DDS (Huntington)
Traci Acklin M.D. (Montgomery) [email protected]
RESIDENT AND MEDICAL STUDENTS
Chair Linda Nield, M.D., (Morgantown) [email protected]
Sharon Istfan, M.D. (Charleston)
Timothy Lefeber, M.D. (Morgantown) [email protected]
Jennifer Gerlach (Huntington) [email protected]
Susan Flesher (Huntington) [email protected]
Communications Director 

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