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WVGS 2019 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts


Help ensure a robust line-up of Presentations at the 2019 West Virginia Geriatric Society Annual Conference.

Are you proud of the work you are doing with older adults and the innovative solutions you utilize? Do you have best practices you’d like to share? Do you have innovative ideas to help the geriatric population in WV thrive? Do you have evidence-based practices to assist those who work with and provide services and care to the geriatric population in WV? Do you have a novel idea that you think could work well in WV?

We invite you to submit a proposal for our September 19, 2019, Conference. Our theme is “Tomorrow and Beyond: Optimizing Geriatric Quality of Life”

Session Formats:
Sessions: 50 min in length with 10 min for question and answer.
Geriatric Pearls: 10-15 minute TED Talks

Submit your abstract here


Download the required disclosure forms:



Please send forms to info@wvgeriatrics.org

Save the Date! 2019 WVGS Annual Conference

Save the Date West Virginia Geriatric Society Annual Conference
Thursday, September 19, 2019

University of Charleston,
Geary Student Union Building
3rd Floor Ballroom
Charleston, WV

For an interdisciplinary audience of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, students and anyone interested in enhancing care for the geriatric population.

WVGS Welcomes 2019 Board of Directors


Huntington, WV, April 19, 2019.  The West Virginia Geriatrics Society is pleased to announce the 2019 Board of Directors:

JT Hunter
Alzheimer’s Association- WV Chapter

President Elect:
Teresa Sexton RN, MSNeD
Director of Senior Services and Nursing
Cabell Huntington Hospital

Cindy Farley, RN
Genesis Healthcare

Immediate Past President:
Carma Korman, MSW
Robert C. Byrd Clinic

Board of Directors:

Charles Babcock, PharmD
Marshall University School of Pharmacy

David Elliott PharmD
WVU- Charleston School of Pharmacy

Pavithra Indramohan, MD
Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Melanie Hall, MSN, RN
Hospice of Huntington, Inc.

Jane Marks, CDP
Jane’s Sandwich Caring

Julie A. Testman, PharmD, BCPS, CGP, FASCP
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

Brenda Wamsley, Ph.D.
West Virginia State University

The mission of WVGS is to improve geriatric care through interdisciplinary professional teamwork, education, advocacy, and public policy.  Membership is open to professionals interested in the health and wellbeing of older West Virginians.  It is an opportunity to network with others who share an interest in the care of older persons and the education of those provide that care.  For more information please visit www.WVGeriatrics.org or call (304) 370 3200