About Us

The West Virginia Chapter-ACC was founded in 1991 to address health issues that originate at the state and local levels. Please support the West Virginia Chapter by becoming a member when you receive your National ACC membership dues invoice. For more information, 



  • Randolph E. Modlin, MD, FACC

Immediate Past Governor

  • Elie Gharib, MD, FACC


  • Wissam Gharib, MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Team Committee Chairs - 

  • Frank Annie, PhD, FACC
  • Brittany R. Messer, PharmD, CTTS, AACC

Immediate Past Cardiovascular Team Committee Chair

  • Karen Sue Bailey, MSN, FNP, AACC
  • Anne-Marie T. Gharib, MSN, FNP-BC

Cardiovascular Administrator Chair

  • John Vickers, III, MBA, FACHE

Chapter Executive

  • John Vickers, III, MBA, FACHE
  • Beth Ann White, DNP, FNP-C, CTTS, FACC

District 1 – Wheeling-Parkersburg

  • Walid Gharib, MD

District 2 – Clarksburg-Martinsburg-Morgantown

  • Wissam Gharib, MD, FACC

District 3 – Charleston

  • Elie Gharib, MD, FACC

District 4 – Huntington

  • Ellen A. Thompson, MD, FACC

District 4 – Huntington

  • Mehiar El-Hamdani, MB, BCH, FACC

District 5 – Beckley-Bluefield-Lewisburg

  • Randolph E. Modlin, MD, FACC

Fellow-in-Training Representative

  • Haytham Alkhaimy, CAMC FIT

The Chapter

  • The Chapter works with the National ACC staff to help advise local and state government and professional organizations concerning issues related to cardiovascular disease.
  • The Chapter also assists in the continuing education of cardiovascular specialists.
  • The Chapter provides a forum to inform the ACC of the opinion of Chapter members in cardiovascular health-related issues.
  • Benefits include: CME Programs and Educational Seminars, Newsletters, Third Party Representation, State Legislative Information, and Local Medicare Carrier Information Specific to Cardiology.

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