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About Stephen M. Petrany MD

Stephen Petrany, M.D., is chairman and professor of Family and Community Health at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he received his M.D. with honors from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and completed his residency training at the Medical College of Virginia Family Practice Program at Fairfax, Va. Prior to joining the Marshall faculty, Dr. Petrany was involved in private practice and teaching in Chesapeake, Ohio, and Ridgefield, Conn. He then served as the Marshall University family medicine residency director for 15 years, during which time he developed several innovative educational initiatives including the state’s first rural residency program at Lincoln County and the accelerated residency program. He helped develop the Paul Wesley Ambrose Health Policy Program, the nation’s first formal health policy track in a family medicine residency. Dr. Petrany also servea as the Medical Director and Board president of the Ebenezer Medical Outreach Center which provides free health care to the uninsured. He has a special interest in medical ethics and the cultural perceptions of physicians in our society and is a peer reviewer for American Family Physician. He is actively involved in teaching medical students during all four years of their education, as well as residents in family medicine. He has been recognized with nearly a dozen teaching awards including receiving the inaugural Dean’s Award for Excellence in Medical Education in 2013.

Positions

Present Chairman, Department of Family and Community Health Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University
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Present Professor, Family Medicine, Marshall University
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Phone: 304-691-1165

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