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, staff and student body.

Steven C. Sarver - Chair

  • 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
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, MyHealthOnSite, Bob Pryor Employee Health Center, Port Charlotte, FL
  • Past President, WVSOM Alumni Association
  • 2019 Recipient, WVSOM Distinguished Alumni Award
Photo: Cheryl Schreiber - Secretary

Cheryl Schreiber - Secretary

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, West Liberty State College
  • Owner, Schreiber & Associates CPAs, Weirton, WV
Photo: 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
Charles H. Davis

Charles H. Davis, D.O.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, West Virginia University
  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1982
  • Owner, Davis Eye Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

J. Fred Earley, II, J.D.

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, West Virginia University
  • Juris Doctor, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Member, West Virginia State Bar
  • Leader, Bowles Rice Health Care Team
  • Past President (2009-2016), Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia Board of Directors
  • Board Member, West Virginia Health Information Network, Wood County Development Authority, Boys and Girls Club Foundation, and Parkersburg YMCA
Garlitz

John Garlitz, D.O. – Faculty Representative

  • Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 1997
  • Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, WVSOM
  • Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Medical Acupuncture, Robert C. Byrd Clinic, Lewisburg, WV
  • Member, Robert C. Byrd Clinic Board of Directors
Charity Richmond

Sherri L. Miller - Staff Representative

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

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

Jubel Puthusseril, B.S., OMS-III – Student Representative

  • Bachelor of Science, University of South Florida
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 and 2012 Chairman, West Virginia Hospital Association