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December 14, 2008

WVU Hospitals-East

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Jeffrey A. Stead, M.D., a board-certified pathologist, has been named medical director of laboratory services for WVU Hospitals-East.

Stead, a professor of pathology on the faculty of West Virginia University, has more than 25 years of experience as a pathologist, including laboratory medical directorship on behalf of WVU at several community hospitals.

Stead is a 1969 graduate of Penn State University, received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia and completed his internship in pathology at the Medical College of Georgia. He returned to Hahnemann University in 1979 to complete his pathology residency, and served as chief resident in pathology from 1980 to 1981.


Stead is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and holds a subspecialty board certification in cytopathology. As medical director of laboratory services at WVUH-East, he will be responsible for overseeing laboratory services at both City Hospital in Martinsburg and Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

Frederick Community College

FREDERICK, Md. - The Rev. Dr. Byron J. Grayson recently was appointed to the Frederick Community College Board of Trustees.

Grayson's five-year term is retroactive to July 1 and will conclude June 30, 2013.

Grayson received a bachelor of arts in finance and a master of business administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Grayson served in various management positions in the communications industry for 30 years. He was employed by the C&P Telephone Companies, AT&T, Bell Atlantic and Verizon Communications. After his retirement in 2001, he began a second full-time career as a minister.

Grayson earned the Master of Divinity degree in 1995 from the Howard University School of Divinity, and the Doctor of Ministry degree in 2005 from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. In 1998, he became the founding pastor of St. Jude A.M.E. Church in Germantown, Md.

Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Jean Rosenberger and Darrell Morgan of the Waynesboro office of Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA were recognized for excellent performance in November.

The decision was based on the number of new listings, sales and referrals; attendance at real estate meetings and workshops; and customer satisfaction reports.

Roxbury Correctional Institution

Stanford Hoffman, a correctional officer I on the 3-11 shift, was named Employee of the Month for December at Roxbury Correctional Institution.

Hoffman recovered suspected CDS found in legal mail. As a result of his actions, he was able to keep the CDS from being distributed to the inmate population.

Hoffman has been employed by the State of Maryland since August 2007.


Andrew J. Grubb was named Employee of the Month for December at Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown.

Grubb is utilized with segregation escorts and feed-up and has good searching skills, which have led to the discovery of several weapons and gang-related materials. He gets along well with staff and at the post of Back Keys, and he helps assign utility staff with additional posts to cover.

Grubb recently received his first perfect attendance certificate after one year of employment.

RE/MAX Achievers

The Hagerstown office of RE/MAX Achievers recently announced its top agents for November.

- Top agent with commissions - Melinda A. Gossard

- Top agent with new sales - Alice J. Guy

- Top agent with new listings - Lynnette R. Potter

- Top team with new listings - The O'Connor Team, consisting of Jeffrey R. O'Connor, Peachy O'Connor and Jim Welk

- Top team with commissions and new sales - The Powell Team, consisting of Steven L. Powell, Lisa Zeger, Stephenie Rinehart, Steve Souders and Linda Hansen

Advanced Chiropractic, Foot & Ankle Care, P.C.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Debbie Sherrill and Sara Makin recently joined the staff of Advanced Chiropractic, Foot & Ankle Care, P.C.

Sherrill has 20 years of experience as a receptionist and secretary, with 15 of those years as a medical receptionist in medical and dental offices.

Makin was employed as a medical assistant for a group of plastic surgeons in Johnstown, Pa. She graduated from Cambria-Rowe Business College and holds a degree in medical office administration.

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