WVSOM Board Members

The Board of Governors of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is comprised of nine lay members appointed by the Governor and three elected representatives, one each from the faculty, classified employees and student body.

Photo Member
 Charles H. Davis, D.O. - Vice Chair

Charles H. Davis, D.O. - Chair

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, WVU
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1982
  • Davis Eye Center, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Photo: Robert B. Holstein, D.O.

Robert B. Holstein, D.O. - Vice Chair

  • Bachelor of Arts, Anderson University
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1979
  • Family Medicine, CareHere, Bob Pryor Health Center, Port Charlotte, FL
  • Past President of WVSOM Alumni Association
Photo: Cheryl Schreiber - Secretary

Cheryl Schreiber - Secretary

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, West Liberty State College
  • Owner, Schrieber & Associates, CPAs, Weirton, WV
Photo: Gregory A. Burton

Gregory A. Burton

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

J. Fred Earley, II

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, West Virginia University
  • J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Member, West Virginia State Bar
  • Leader of Bowles Rice Health Care Team
  • Board of Directors of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia; Past President 2009-2016
  • Board Member of West Virginia Health Information Network, Wood County Development Authority, Boys and Girls Club Foundation, and the Parkersburg YMCA

John Garlitz, D.O. – Faculty Representative

  • Doctor of Osteopathy, WVSOM - Class of 1997
  • Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice Robert C. Byrd Clinic Family Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Medical Acupuncture
  • Current Member of the Robert C. Byrd Clinic Board of Directors

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)
  • Private Family Practice, Family Medical Center, Beckley, WV
Photo: David L. Ramsey

David L. Ramsey

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • MHA, Washington University School of Medicine
  • President and CEO, Charleston Area Medical Center Health System, Inc.
  • Board Member, 2012 Chairman – West Virginia Hospital Association
Photo: Charity Richmond - Classified Staff Representative

Sherri L. Miller - Staff Representative

  • Bachelor of Science, Accountancy, Bluefield State College
  • Grants Administrator - Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Steven C. Sarver

  • Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest University
  • Owner, Sarver Tennis Club
  • Senior Vice President, Justice Coal Corporation
  • Senior Tennis Consultant, The Greenbrier

Loc Tran, BS, MHSA, OMS-III - Student Representative

  • Biological Sciences with Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior Emphasis – University of California, Davis
  • Masters Health Services Administration – Saint Joseph's College of Maine