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Krista Putty, M.D., named Marshall’s August Resident of the Month

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Krista Putty, M.D., has been named Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s Resident of the Month for August, announced Paulette S. Wehner, M.D., vice dean for graduate medical education at the school.

“In the field of medicine, the ability to collaborate and communicate with members of your team is an important component of professional development,” Wehner said. “This month’s nominee is known for her ability to carry out a team-based structure to enhance patient care and improve outcomes. This collaborative ability coupled with her known attributes of being hardworking, responsible and reliable will enable Dr. Putty to succeed in today’s complex health care system.”

Putty, a Texas native, has B.S. and M.S. degrees from Texas A&M and completed medical school at University of London, St. George’s Hospital Medical School. After residency, she plans to complete a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine.

“Dr. Putty is the total package,” said Susan Flesher, M.D., pediatrics residency program director. “She is respected by faculty as well as residents. Krista is leading the way in scholarly activity and research; she initiated a rural health grant for one of her projects and has already achieved publication of another.”

Putty received a plaque and designated parking spot as part of her recognition.


Photo caption:  Krista Putty, M.D., (left) August Resident of the Month at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, is pictured with Susan Flesher, M.D., pediatrics residency program director.

Media Contact: Michele McKnight, Community & Media Relations Coordinator, Schools of Medicine & Pharmacy, 304-691-1713

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019