Board Members

Robert B. Holstein, D.O. - Chair

Robert B. Holstein, D.O.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Anderson University
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1979
  • Family Medicine, MyHealthOnSite, Bob Pryor Employee Health Center, Port Charlotte, FL
  • Past President, WVSOM Alumni Association
  • 2019 Recipient, WVSOM Distinguished Alumni Award

Randall L. Belt, D.O. – Vice Chair

Randall Belt, D.O.
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Bluefield College
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1998
  • Emergency Department Medical Director, Greeneville Community Hospital East, Greeneville, TN
  • Adjunct faculty member, Milligan College physician assistant program, Elizabethton, TN

Marlena R. Dunbar, MBA - Secretary/Staff Representative

Marlena R. Dunbar, MBA
  • Associate of Science, Legal Studies
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Studies/Human Resource Management
  • Masters of Business Administration, Public Administration
  • Paralegal, Office of General Counsel, WVSOM

Abdulrahman Al-Halak, MHS, OMS-III – Student Representative

Abdulrahman Al-Halak, MHS
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, West Virginia University
  • Masters of Health Science, West Virginia University

Gregory A. Burton

Gregory A. Burton
  • Bachelor of Science, Business, University of Charleston
  • Masters of Business Administration, University of Kentucky
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company
  • Past Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia Department of Administration

Thomas J. Cole

Thomas J. Cole
  • Associate degree, Northwood University
  • Owner, Cole Chevrolet-Cadillac, Cole Collision Center, Cole Truck Parts, Cole Auto Outlet, Hometown Service Center, Citizens Building Supply, The RailYard and Mac Contractors
  • Paul Harris Fellow, Bluefield Rotary Club, Bluefield, WV
  • Mayor, Bluefield, WV - 2013-2017
  • President, The Wade Center, Bluefield, WV - 2012-2017

Sharon A. Hall, M.S.M.

Sharon A. Hall
  • Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University
  • Master of Science, management/health care administration, University of West Virginia School of Graduate Studies
  • Founding president, Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Health Education and Research Institute

Frederick B. Morgan, D.O.

Frederick B. Morgan, D.O.
  • Regents Bachelor of Arts, Concord College
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1991
  • Vice Chairman, Surgery Department, Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, WV
  • Assistant Professor, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Gary L. Poling, D.O.

Gary L. Poling, D.O.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Wake Forest University
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine – Class of 1988
  • Internship, WestView Osteopathic Hospital
  • Residency, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, East Carolina University (Family Practice)
  • Family Practice, The Greenbrier Clinic, White Sulphur Springs, WV

Steven C. Sarver

Steven C. Sarver
  • Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest University
  • Owner, Sarver Tennis Club at Sedgewood, Bluefield, VA Senior
  • Vice President, Justice Coal Corporation Senior Tennis Consultant, The Greenbrier

Todd A. Smith, D.O

Todd A. Smith, D.O
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Concord College
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1997
  • President, Blue Ridge Internal Medicine, Princeton, WV
  • Chairperson, Princeton Community Hospital Medicine Department and Special Care Committee

Peter J. Ward, M.S., Ph.D. – Faculty Representative

Peter J. Ward, M.S., Ph.D.
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ph.D., Anatomy Education, Purdue University
  • Professor of Anatomy, Biomedical Sciences Department, WVSOM
  • Current course coordinator of Year 1 Musculoskeletal course
  • Author of Netter’s Integrated Musculoskeletal System, 1st ed.
  • Consulting editor Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy, 8th ed.
  • Online teaching via Lecturio and Clinically Anatomy Explained! On YouTube
  • Member and past council member of American Association of Clinical Anatomists