Martinsburg, W. Va. --- City Hospital’s medical staff has elected new officers for 2012. John A. Draper, Jr., MD, orthopedic surgeon, will serve as president with Karoly Varga, MD, PhD, neurologist, filling the position of vice president. Paul G. Welch, MD, nephrologist, will serve as the secretary-treasurer.
Other members appointed to the executive committee include Department of Medicine Chair Karen Rudolph, MD; Department of Surgery Chair Robert Cicchino, Jr., DO; Department of OB/GYN Chair Krista Hopkins, MD; and Department of Emergency Medicine Chair Kristen Pettrone, MD.
Members-at-large include John Ellis, MD, emergency medicine, and John Blanco, MD, radiologist. Dawn Jones, MD, internist, will also remain on the committee as immediate past president.
Other non-elected executive committee members include City Hospital’s Vice President of Medical Affairs Robert Strauch, MD, Chief Administrative Officer Anthony P. Zelenka, and Vice President of Patient Care Services Donna Clews, RN, PhD.
WVUH-East City Hospital medical staff officers for 2012 are pictured left to right: John A. Draper, Jr., MD, president; Karoly Varga, MD, PhD, vice president; and Paul G. Welch, MD, secretary-treasurer.