Our leadership team comprises high-level professionals in the fields of health care, contract management, academia, and research. With strong leadership in place, we’re able to make a positive impact on the health of the state and to continue building on WVU’s reputation as a top research institution.

A photo of Summer Hartley .

Hartley, Summer , , PhD, MPH, RN

Assistant Vice President
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Ezzie, Natalie , , MBA

Director of Operations Interim Director of Program Development and Management
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Bias, Thomas K. , , PhD, MA

Director of Program Evaluation & Research
A photo of Cindy Jarvis .

Jarvis, Cindy , , BS

Director of Administration
A photo of Shyama Mahakalanda .

Mahakalanda, Shyama , , PhD, MD, MA

Director of Health Analytics
A photo of Brianna Sheppard .

Sheppard, Brianna , , PhD, MA

Associate Director of Research
A photo of Carol Stocks .

Stocks, Carol , , PhD, MS, RN

Director of Information Management
A photo of Johnna Beane .

Beane, Johnna , , BA

Assistant Director of Research Support
A photo of David Hall .

Hall, David , , MS

Assistant Director of Program Leadership
A photo of Johnathan Herczyk .

Herczyk, Johnathan , , MPH, PMP

Assistant Director of Program Management, Risk Management, and Quality Assurance
A photo of Brandon Marsh .

Marsh, Brandon , , BA, PMP

Assistant Director of Program Management & Information Management
A photo of Stephanie Smith .

Smith, Stephanie , , MSEE, PMP

Assistant Director of Program Management and Project Systems
A photo of Emily Sarkees .

Sarkees, Emily , , BA

Manager of Research Support

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