FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015
Contact: Sheanna Spence, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations & Community Relations, School of Medicine, 304-691-1639
Marshall Psychiatry welcomes new doctors
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine recently welcomed new clinical faculty in the department of psychiatry & behavioral health.
The new faculty are:
- Kalpana Miriyala, M.D., a fellowship-trained psychiatrist, who joins the department as an assistant professor. She earned her medical degree from Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in Mumbai, India, and completed psychiatry residency programs at Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in Mumbai, University of Kansas Medical Center and Henry Ford Health Systems. She also served as a psychiatry fellow at the University of Michigan. Since 2009, Miriyala has worked as a staff psychiatrist at Prestera Center for Mental Health Services Inc. in Huntington. Miriyala specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry. She is accepting new patients in the offices of Marshall Psychiatry, located in the 20th Street Professional Building, 1115 20th St. For appointments, please call 304-691-1500.
- Jocelyn Stokes, Ph.D., BCBA, a clinical psychologist, who will serve as an assistant professor in the department. She earned her doctorate from West Virginia University and completed her post-doctoral work at the University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development. Stokes specializes in child and family therapy. She is accepting new patients in the offices of Marshall Psychiatry, located in the 20th Street Professional Building, 1115 20th St. For appointments, please call 304-691-1500.
Additionally, Karen S. Roper, Ph.D., is joining the department as an instructor. Roper completed the requirements for her doctorate in counseling psychology at Louisiana Tech University in 2012.
Marshall Psychiatry offers specialized care services for patients of all ages. For more information about Marshall Psychiatry, visit www.marshallhealth.org/psychiatry.
Date Posted: Tuesday, September 8, 2015