Meet Our Staff

The Office of Health Affairs professional staff provides expertise in program management, evaluation, health data analytics, policy analysis, behavioral health, public health and health services research. Additionally, we have strong collaborations with expert faculty affiliates across West Virginia University. Our program development and management staff have achieved master-level specializations in public health, public administration, and business administration, and are all certified project managers (CPM) or project management professionals (PMP). Our Health Affairs team is enthusiastic about improving the lives of West Virginians through the provision of world-class services.


Our leadership team comprises high-level professionals in the fields of health care, academia, research, and contract management.

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Central Administration

Supports Central Operations by organizing resources, technology, and activities toward common goals & objectives.

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Program Directors

Provide oversight and management for all Health Affairs programs and coordinates the work of the project team.

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Research Associates

Lead the development and implementation of program evaluations and other high-level research or evaluation-based initiatives.

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Perform expert data analysis to inform program decision making, technical assistance and strategic planning.

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Program Managers

Provide program management that includes monitoring and controlling program activities, identifying risks, managing issues and controlling budgets.

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Research Specialists

Lead deliverable development, support research development and data analysis activities.

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Program Coordinators

Support meeting coordination, contract purchasing and procurement needs across all Health Affairs programs.

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Affiliate Faculty

We engage numerous faculty and staff from other units of the university to fulfill our service mission to the state. Affiliate faculty collaborate on projects as co- and principal investigators.

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