West Virginia Board of Acupuncture

2005 Annual Report
West Virginia Board of Acupuncture Examiners

The Board of Acupuncture was established by an act of the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Gaston Caperton in 1996, W. Va. Code §30-36-1 et seq. The Board was continued by the Legislature, W. Va. Code §30-36-20.

The Board is a self-sustaining licensure board which operates with fees collected from licensees. It does not receive funds from WV’s general revenue fund.

The Board of Acupuncture being composed of three professional members, Andrea K Brown, Harpers Ferry, WV; C. P. Negri, Morgantown, WV; and Samantha von der Heydt, White Sulphur Springs, WV; one physician representative, Linda Shields, Harpers Ferry, WV; and one public member, Marian Hollinger, Morgantown, WV. The Board has informed the Governor’s office that the physician member, Linda Shields, has moved out of state and has asked to be replaced, but no action has occurred. She continues to serve under the provisions of WV Code§30-36-4 (g) (3).

The Board continues in its normal functions of regulating the practice of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine to provide for the safety of the citizens of WV per Code §30-36-1.


Complaints
During the two year period of 2004-2005 there were no complaints filed with the Board regarding any of the licensees. There were no disciplinary actions taken on any license during this period.

During the two year period of 2004-2005 there were no Board initiated procedures against any license. The Board had no hearings or investigations regarding any license during this period.


Mandatory Auditors Training
Board member Samantha von der Heydt attended the mandatory Auditors Training session representing the Board this past year.


Continuing Education
The Code §30-36-14 (d) requires the Board to oversee the continuing education of the licensees and to establish Codes of Ethics, Code §30-36-7 (b). The Board routinely audits the licensees to check for compliance with the continuing education requirements and professional liability coverage.

During its routine audits for compliance for continuing education requirements the Board found no deficiencies in the licensees.

Public Access
The Board continues to maintain a listing in all telephone directories published in the state to comply with legislative intent of public access. The Board also maintains a web site which contains:

Complaint Forms and Procedures
Initial Licensure Forms and Procedures
Board Members Names and Contact Information
Minutes of Regular Meetings and Annual Reports
The Practice Act
The Board Rules as found in 32CSR1 to 32CSR13
Updated Licensee Listing

The web site provides for compliance with Code §30-36-7 (c) (1) and (2).

Licensed Acupuncturists
December 31, 2004

Name

Address

License #

Issued

Expires

Armbrecht
Christina R. Peraino Armbrecht, LAc

P.O. Box 1264
Charleston, WV 25325


96138

Oct. 1999

Mar. 2006

Axley
Gary Lee Axley, OMD, DOM

420 Elm St.
P.O. Box 2256
Waldron, AR 72958
479-637-4766
877-767-8537
479-637-5513 Fax

96119

May 1998

May 2006

Bienert
Sharon Ann Bienert, Lac

665 Blake Unger Lane
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-0987

96160

Sept. 2003

Sept. 2005

Brown
Andrea K. Brown, OMD

304 West Burke St.
Martinsburg, WV 25401
304-267-7702
daojia@aol.com

96140

Dec. 2000

Dec. 2006

Chen
Li Dian Chen, OMD

No 13 Hu Dong Branch Rd.
Gu-lou District
Fuzhou, 350003 China

96144

May 2001

Nov. 2005

Connor
Marie E. Connor, M.Ac.

8500 16th St., Apt 217
Silver Spring, MD
20910-2978

96141

Dec. 2000

Dec. 2004

Cooner H
Helen Bella Cooner, L.Ac.

4725 N. 73rd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-905-0300

96142

Dec. 2000

Dec. 2004

Cooner S
Steven L. Cooner, L.Ac.

4725 N. 73rd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-905-0300

96143

Dec. 2000

Dec. 2004

Cui
Luke Xue Liang Cui, MD, PhD

P.O. Box 5223
Charleston, WV 25361
304-342-7136
lukemincui@us.sina.com

96105

Mar. 1997

Mar. 2005

DeStefano
Michelle M. DeStefano MS, MAc

P.O. Box 537
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
304-876-1697
Qimmd@Juno.com

96131

Nov. 1998

Nov. 2006

Dworkin
Marc L. Dworkin, ND, LAc

1509 Lyon Court
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-338-1998

96121

May 1998

May 2006

Fleetman
Amy R. Fleetman, LAc

526 Pier Ave., #6
Santa Monica, CA 90405

96172

July 2004

July 2006

Hart
Patrick W. Hart, Jr., ND, OMD

5023 Southland Dr.
Woodstock, GA 30188-4663
770-992-7324
drskipper@yahoo.com

96161

Sept. 2003

Sept. 2005

Hughes
Robin Bayard Hughes, MAc

256 Glenwood Lane
Gerrardstown, WV 25420

96156

Nov. 2002

Oct. 2004

Jacobs
Rose Marie Jacobs, OMD

516 C Goff Mountain Rd.
Cross Lanes, WV 25313
304-342-7136

96152

July 2002

July 2006

Karpinski
Keythe J. Karpinski, OMD

3484 University Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-598-9200

96104

Jan. 1997

Jan. 2005

Lowry
James Kenneth Lowry, LMT, LAc

Rt 2 Box 1016
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
304-728-3020


96137

Oct. 1999

Aug. 2006

Marggraf
Tamora Rae Marggraf, MAc, LAc

P.O. Box 613
Great Cacapon, WV 25422
301-421-0175

96150

Mar. 2002

Mar. 2006

Martin
Danny Lee Martin, OMD, ND

619 East 6th St.
Texarkana, AR 71854
870-772-8622
northfiel@aol.com

96123

May 1998

May 2006

Methner J
John P. Methner, II, OMD

1220-G Airport Freeway 448
Bedford, TX 76022
jckftwort@yahoo.com

96155

8/1/02

Aug 2004

Methner K
Kevin M. Methner, OMD

2542 Shadyridge Drive
Bedford, TX 76021
mmgusa@earthlink.net

96154

8/1/02

Aug 2006

Negri
C.P. Negri, OMD

364 High St., Suite 203
Morgantown WV 26505
304-291-5053
drcpn@verizon.net

96100

Jan. 1997

Jan. 2005

Oxford-Pickeral
Misti Gayle Oxford-Pickeral

P.O. Box 2263
Bluefield, WV 24701
304-320-1022

96162

Sept. 2003

Sept. 2005

Rhinelander
Nancy Crocker Rhinelander, LAc

2381 Mountain Run Rd.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
301-694-2383

96164

Sept. 2003

Sept. 2005

Roman
Stacy Lee Roman, LAc

47 Brand Rd.
Morgantown, WV 26501

96171

July 2004

July 2006

Ronnbeck
Heather Ronnbeck, LAc

2105 Noble Oaks Dr.
Savannah, GA 31406
912-604-7702

96168

Dec. 2003

Dec. 2005

Samples
Darrell E. Samples, ND, OMD

2429 Eighth Ave.
Huntington, WV 25703
304-529-9355
docsamples@verizon.net

96101

Jan. 1997

Jan. 2007

Schantz
David Schantz

341 Virginia Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26505

96173

Nov. 2004

Nov. 2006

Shang
Qingguo Shang, OMD

5311 Edgebrook Rd.
Cross Lanes, WV 25313
304-757-3368
304-776-4165 (Fax)

96110

Mar. 1997

Mar. 2005

Slaymaker
James Slaymaker, OMD

547 Melrose St.
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-216-2536
acupuncture2heal@yahoo.com

96170

Apr. 2004

Apr. 2006

Staats
Dee Ann Staats, PhD

112 Estes Dr.
Hurricane, WV 25526

96159

May 2003

May 2005

Strozier-Adams
Anne H. Strozier-Adams BA, MAc

8122 Stacey Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22308
703-768-6253
anabel6968@aol.com

96117

Mar. 1998

Mar. 2006

von der Heydt
Samantha von der Heydt

HC 69 Box 1932
White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
304-536-5074
304-536-5112 (Fax)
svdh@citynet.net

96158

Dec. 2002

Dec. 2006

Wang
Zengxian Wang, OMD

3621 Cold Run Valley Rd.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-6914
304-258-8426 Fax

96139

Apr. 2000

Apr. 2006

Wang
Min Wang, OMD

58 Sixteenth St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-234-1911
lukemincui@us.sina.com

96112

Mar. 1997

Mar. 2005

Wang
Zengxian Wang, OMD

3621 Cold Run Valley Rd.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-6914
304-258-8426 (Fax)

96139

Apr 00

Apr 06

Wang
Zengxian, Wang, OMD

3621 Cold Run Valley Rd.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-6914
304-258-8426 (Fax)

96139

Apr 00

Apr 06

Weshinskey
Erika Lyn Weshinskey, LAc

111 W Washington, Suite #2
Charles Town, WV 25414
304-728-9875

96124

May 1998

May 2006

West
Susan L. West, LAc

15 Mill Farm Trail
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

96113

Mar. 1997

Mar. 2005

Wizba
Albert James Wizba, LAc

3742 Central Ave.
Shadyside, OH 43947
740-676-3566

96165

Sept. 2003

Sept. 2005

Woronoff
Janis Robin Woronoff, LAc

2823 Swinging Bridge Rd.
Hedgesville, WV 25427
304-754-9207

96146

Sept. 2001

Sept. 2005

Worth
Jeffrey T. Worth, RN, OMD

14 South Main St.
Boonsboro, MD 21713
301-432-4940
jtworth@hotmail.com

96102

Jan. 1997

Jan. 2007


Continuing Education
The Code requires the Board to oversee the continuing education of the licensees and to establish Codes of Ethics. The Board routinely audits the licensees to check for compliance with the continuing education requirements and professional liability coverage.


Respectfully submitted,

Samantha von der Heydt, MAc
Secretary, WV Board of Acupuncture
December 31, 2004