Our Physicians

Melissa Moody, MD

Medical Staff Secretary

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Education:

Masters of Science in Strategic Leadership
University of Charleston, 2018 - Present

Expected date of completion Dec. 2019

Residency: 
West Virginia University/Charleston Area Medical Center, 2006 - 2011

Internal Medicine/Psychiatry, Charleston, WV

Medical Degree: 
West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2001 - 2006

Morgantown and Charleston, WV

Undergraduate: 
Xavier University, 1997 - 2001

Bachelor of Science, Cincinnati, OH

Licensure and Certifications:  

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Part I - Pass 2011

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Part II - Pass 2012

  • West Virginia State License - Expires 2019

  • USMLE Step III - Pass 2007

  • USMLE Step II CS - Pass 2005

  • USMLE Step II CK - Pass 2005

  • USMLE Step I - 2004

Professional Experience:

  • Worthington Mental Health, LLC, Parkersburg, WV 

    • Staff Psychiatrist - Jan 2019 - Present

  • Highland Hospital Charleston, WV

    • Associate Medical Director, Dec 2017 - Jan 2019

    • Staff Psychiatrist, Sept 2014 - Jan 20 I9

  • Prestera Center Charleston, WV

    • Medical Director of The Crisis Residential Unit East,  Sept 201 - Sept 2014

    • Staff Psychiatrist for Dynamic Choices, Sept 2011 - Sept 2014

    • Staff Psychiatrist for Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team
      April 2013-Sept 2014

  • Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory, Newport, KY 

    • Student Research Assistant - 1999-2001

  • West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston, WV

    • Clinical Assistant Professor - 2011-2016

  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

    • Clinical Assistant Professor - July 2016 - June 2018

Honors & Awards:

Residency:

  • West Virginia University Research Day 1st Place Original Research Poster Presentation, 2011

  • Psychiatry Co-Chief Resident, 2010 - 2011

  • Internal Medicine/Psychiatry Combined Chief Resident, 2010 - 2011

  • Esther McMahon Award (Award for Strength of Character), 2010

  • Student Educator Award, 2008

Medical School:

  • Honors received in Human Structure, 2003

Committees:

  • Pharmacy Committee, 2017 - 2018

  • Psychiatry Resident Training Committee, 2010 - 2014

  • House Staff Council, 2010 - 2011

  • PGY 3-4 Representative to the Faculty, 2008 - 2009

Practice Location at Boone Memorial Hospital: