MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Board of Directors of West Virginia University Hospitals-East recently announced the appointment of Scott Roach, Keith Berkeley, DVM and David Baltierra, MD to the WVUH-East health system board.
Roach is a lifelong resident of Martinsburg and 1980 graduate of Shepherd University. Until recently, he served as president and co-owner of R.M. Roach and Sons, Inc., a multi-state petroleum retailer. Roach is a member of the Shepherd University Board of Governors, Centra Bank-Martinsburg board of directors, Martinsburg/Berkeley County Recreation Board, OMEGA WV board of directors and Camp Frame 4-H board of directors. Prior to the merger to form WVUH-East, he served on the City Hospital board of trustees for several years.
Berkeley, a board certified equine veterinarian, is owner and president of Valley Equine Associates, PLLC in Ranson. He attended Clemson University and earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University in 1984. He has been with Valley Equine since 1985. Valley Equine’s five veterinarians offer experienced care in equine medicine and surgery. They service the Charles Town Racetrack, farms in the tri-state area and patients at their clinic. Berkeley is a member of many professional and community organizations including the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Veterinary Medical Association and the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association. He is a board director for Bank of Charles Town and Potomac Bancshares, Inc. and is a member of the Charles Town Rotary Club.
Baltierra, a board certified family physician with Harpers Ferry Family Medicine and the WVU Maternity and Women’s Center, represents the Jefferson Memorial Hospital medical staff as its newly elected president. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his internship and residency at Metro Health Medical Center. Baltierra completed a fellowship in maternal and child health at West Suburban Hospital Medical Center. He is an assistant professor at WVU and program director for the WVU Rural Family Medicine Residency in Harpers Ferry.
The 15-member WVUH-East board includes representatives from Berkeley and Jefferson Counties as well as individuals from WVU’s Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center in Morgantown.
WVUH-East is a regional not-for-profit health care system serving West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. Its parent organization is WVU Hospitals in Morgantown, a member of West Virginia United Health System.