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Officers and Advisors

  • Nick Miller

    Medical Brigades President

    My name is Nicholas Miller, and I am a senior majoring in Immunology and Medical Microbiology from Hedgesville, West Virginia.

    Nick Miller’s Bio

  • Sam Wilson

    Dental Brigades Co-President

    Hi! I'm Sam Wilson and I'm a senior Public Health major with a minor in Spanish from Salem, Ohio.

    Sam Wilson’s Bio

  • Meagan Doherty

    Dental Brigades Co-President

    "Hello! My name is Meagan Doherty. I am a senior Exercise Physiology major and I’m from Berkeley Springs, WV.

    Meagan Doherty’s Bio

  • Kylie Parker

    Medical Brigades Vice President

    My name is Kylie Parker and I am a junior majoring in Exercise Physiology from Wheeling, West Virginia.

    Kylie Parker’s Bio

  • Joseph Schmidlen

    Chief Medical Officer and Fundraising Chair

    My name is Joseph Schmidlen, and I am a junior majoring in Biochemistry from Elkins, West Virginia. I am interested in rural medicine and serving in rural communities!

    Joseph Schmidlen’s Bio

  • Morgan Glass

    Secretary and Membership Chair

    Hi! My name is Morgan Glass, and I am a junior Biochemistry major with a minor in Anthropology from Wheeling, West Virginia.

    Morgan Glass ’s Bio

  • Jay Merrifield

    Charla Chair

    Hello, my name is Jay Merrifield and I am a Junior majoring in Exercise Physiology.

    Jay Merrifield’s Bio

  • Kirsten Johnson

    Triage Chair

    Hello all! My name is Kirsten Johnson and I am a senior Biology major from Chalfont, PA.

    Kirsten Johnson’s Bio

  • Professor Daniel Brewster

    Professor of "Sociology of Health and Medicine" course required for travel and Advisor for Global Medical Brigades and Global Dental Brigades: Panama in 2015, Nicaragua in 2016, 2018, and 2018, Honduras in 2019 and 2020, Ghana in 2019, and Greece in 2020.

    Hi. My name is Daniel Brewster and I am a teaching instructor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. I serve as the advisor for both the Global Medical and Global Dental Brigades, respectively. These two organizations represent the international Global Brigades non-profit.

    Professor Daniel Brewster’s Bio

  • Professor Genesis Snyder

    Instructor of Support: Nicaragua 2017 and Honduras 2019

    Hello, my name is Genesis Snyder. I am a teaching instructor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at WVU.

    Professor Genesis Snyder’s Bio

  • Rachel Nieman

    INSTRUCTOR OF SUPPORT: Nicaragua 2018 and Honduras 2019

    Hi there! My name is Rachel Nieman, and I served as a faculty chaperone for the Global Medical and Dental Brigades to Nicaragua in 2018 and Honduras in 2019. I work at the College of Business and Economics as the Director of Recruitment and Retention.

    Rachel Nieman’s Bio

  • Kallie Nealis

    Instructor of Support: Nicaragua 2018, Honduras 2019, and Ghana 2019

    Hi! My name is Kallie Nealis, and I work for University Relations as a social media specialist. After traveling to Matagalpa for the 2018 Global Medical and Dental Brigades trip as a graduate student, I served as a chaperone for brigades to Honduras and Ghana in 2019.

    Kallie Nealis’s Bio