Putnam County Health Department announces Dr. Michael Robie, DO, as its new Medical Director and Health Officer.
Reporting to the Putnam County Board of Health and working in tandem with Putnam County Health Department’s Local Health Administrator and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Lolita Kirk, Dr. Robie will have a vital role in fulfilling the organization’s mission of protecting and educating the community through public health programs and partnerships.
Dr. Robie’s responsibilities will include medical oversight of the county’s health protection programs, helping to establish county health care policies, providing clinical supervision of physicians and allied health professionals, serving as liaison to the local medical community, collecting and analyzing medical data, and preparing a variety of documents and reports.
In addition to his duties with Putnam County Health Department, Dr. Robie, a family medicine physician with affiliation to Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), including its Teays Valley health center, will maintain his family practice.
Dr. Robie’s professional background includes a position from 2018 until recently as CAMC Medical Director. He served as a collaborating physician from 2013 until 2015 with Matrix Medical Network, a company that provides in-home medical visits along with mobile health clinics. From 2009 until 2015, he was regional medical director for Amedisys Inc., a provider of home health, hospice and personal care services. Dr. Robie was a provider at Nitro Primary Care from 2007 through 2015. He has also been an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics with the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine since 2007.
Dr. Robie received his medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg and completed his Family Medicine residency at CAMC, where he earned the position of chief resident.