West Virginia Bureau for Public Health

Division of Surveillance & Disease Control

350 Capitol Street, Room 125, Charleston, WV 25301
304.558.5358 800.423.1271



Healthcare Associated Infections.



Healthcare associated infections cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars every year.  The West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Plan was created with the assistance of our multidisciplinary advisory group. The plan was created as a roadmap to prevent HAI's in West Virginia. 

West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections Plan:



West Virginia Healthcare Associated Infections Multidisciplinary Advisory Group Membership. 


Deatra Adkins

West Virginia Healthcare Association

110 Association Dr.

Charleston, WV  25311

Phone:  (304)-346-4575

FAX:  (304)-342-0519



Anita Barnhouse

Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification

1 Davis Square

Charleston, WV  25301

Phone:  (304)-558-0050

FAX:  (304)-558-2515



LaDonna Clemmer

Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield

900 Pennsylvania Avenue

Charleston, WV  25302

Phone:  (304)-347-7745

FAX:  888-820-4197



Becky Cochran, MSN, RN, CPHQ

West Virginia Medical Institute

3001 Chesterfield Place

Charleston, WV  25304

Phone:  (304)-346-9864

FAX:  (304)-347-8663



Janet Crigler, MT(ASCP), CIC

Fairmont General Hospital

1325 Locust Avenue

Fairmont, WV  26554

Phone:  (304)-367-7373

FAX:  (304)-367-7503



L Scott Dean, PhD, MBA

Senior Biostatistician

Charleston Area Medical Center

Health Education and Research Institute

3211 MacCorkle Ave

Charleston, WV  25314


FAX:  (304)-388-9929



Dianne DeAngelis, RN, ICP, CIC

West Virginia University Hospital

1 Medical Center Drive

Morgantown, WV  26505

Phone:  (304)-589-4305

FAX:  304-598-6353



Maria del Rosario, MD, MPH

Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

350 Capitol St.

Charleston, WV  25301

Phone:  (304)-558-5358

FAX:  (304)-558-6335



Brooks Gainer, II, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

Clinical Associate Professor, Section of Infectious Diseases,

West Virginia University School of Medicine

Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) Liaison for West Virginia

725 Bakers Ridge Rd

Morgantown, WV  26508

Phone:  (304)-685-6660

FAX:  (304)-599-2757



Sharon Gaston, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC

Braxton County Memorial Hospital

100 Hoylman Drive

Gassaway, WV  26624

Phone:  (304)-364-1094

FAX:  (304)-364-5809


Loretta E Haddy, PhD

State Epidemiologist

Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services

350 Capitol St

Charleston, WV  25301

Phone:  (304)-558-5358

FAX:  (304)-558-6335


Jim Kranz

Vice President, Professional Activities

West Virginia Hospital Association

100 Association Dr
Charleston, WV 25311-1217
Phone:  (304) 344-9744

FAX:  (304)-344-9745




Terrie Lee, RN, MS, MPH, CIC 

Charleston Area Medical Center

3200 MacCorkle Avenue SE

Charleston, WV  25304

Phone:  (304)-388-4259

FAX:  (304)-388-8822



Thomas C Rushton, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Infectious Diseases

Marshall University School of Medicine

1249 15th Street   Suite 3000
Huntington, WV 25701

Phone:  (304)-691-1095

FAX:  (304)-691-1065



Amy Wenmoth, MA

West Virginia Health Care Authority

100 Dee Drive

Charleston, WV  25311

Phone:  (304)-558-7000

FAX:   (304)-558-7001



Phil Wright

Health Plan, Upper Ohio Valley

52160 National Rd E

St. Clairsville, OH  43950

Phone:  (740)-695-7625

FAX:  (740)-695-8103





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