Board Welcomes New Members


Mark A. Spangler, Executive Director
(304) 558-2921

For Immediate Release: December 29, 2017

Board of Medicine Welcomes New Members

Gov. Jim Justice has appointed four new members to the West Virginia Board of Medicine.

The new members will serve five-year terms. They include:

  • Timothy J. Donatelli, DPM, of Princeton, who replaces Rusty Cain, DPM, of Fairmont;

  • Rev. Janet M. Harman of Charleston, a citizen member who replaces Beth Hays of Bluefield;

  • Victoria Mullins, PA-C, of South Charleston, a second physician assistant on the board, as called for in SB 1014, passed in June; and,

  • Attorney Russell O. Wooton of Beckley, who replaces attorney Cheryl L. Henderson of Huntington.

The terms for Cain, Hays and Henderson expired on Sept. 30, 2017; the terms for the new members will expire in September 2022. Justice also reappointed Dr. Kishore Challa of South Charleston to a term ending in September 2022, and took no action on the seat currently filled by K. Dean Wright, PA-C, of Huntington, who has agreed to continue to serve. Sixteen members now comprise the board.

Donatelli is affiliated with the Foot and Ankle Clinic of the Virginias in Princeton. The clinic maintains additional offices in Beckley, Bluefield, Charleston, Montgomery and Oceana. He also is affiliated with Bluefield Regional Medical Center and Princeton Community Hospital.

Donatelli specializes in general podiatric medicine, orthopedics, and foot and ankle surgery. He is a graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, and completed his residency training at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio, near Cleveland.

Harman is a deacon, associate at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Charleston, and also serves as the campus pastor at The University of Charleston. She and her husband, John N. Harman IV (Newt), reside in Charleston. She has sung mezzo soprano with the WV Symphony Chorus for the past 20 years.

For the West Virginia United Methodist Church, Harman leads the Conflict Transformation Teams and has provided leadership with the Board of Ordained Ministry. She is a WV-licensed professional counselor and social worker.

Mullins is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), and is affiliated with THS Physician Partners and Kanawha Urology Associates. She is a 2010 graduate of Alderson Broaddus College.

Wooton practices at Wooton & Wooton, Attorneys at Law in Beckley. He is a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law, and specializes in personal injury cases, as well as criminal defense and real estate law.