About Carmen Burrell
Undergraduate: West Virginia University
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: United Hospital Center Family Medicine Residency
Board Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
Professional Societies/Leadership positions: American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Urgent Care Association of America, American College Health Association, West Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association, West Virginia State Medical Association
Awards/Honors: (including Departmental, School of Medicine, regional, national awards): AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
Lindsley WG, Blachere FM, Beezhold DH, Thewlis RE, Noorbakhsh B, Othumpangat S, Goldsmith WT, McMilen CM, Andrew ME, Burrell CN, et al. “Viable Influenza A virus in airbone particles expelled coughs versus exhalations”. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2016; Mar 17; epub ahead of print. PMID: 26991074.
Tadros A, Tillotson R, Hoffman S, Sharon M, Burrell C. Do ED Patients Seeking Detox for Opioid Addiction Get Treatment? WV Med J. 2018 Jan-Feb; 114(1): 36-42.
Burrell C, Sharon M, Davis S, Wojcik EM, Martin I. Implementation of a Collaborative HIV & Hepatitis C Screening Program in Appalachian Urgent Care Settings. West J Emerg Med. 2018 Nov;19(6):1057-64.
Burrell C, Sharon M, Kessell M. Unexpected Viral Illness in an Urgent Care Setting: The Re-emergence of Mumps, Measles, and Varicella. Journal of Urgent Care Medicine. 2019 Jan: 13(4): 11-15.
Burrell C, Sharon M, Bassler J, Davidov D. Gender differences in sexual health knowledge among emerging adults in acute care settings.J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2019 May 1;119(5):289-298. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2019.050.
Professional interests: Urgent care, adolescent medicine, preventative health, osteopathic manipulation therapy
Personal interests: Travel, hiking, fitness
Originally from southern West Virginia, Dr. Burrell developed a love for science, which led her to the profession of medicine. She developed an interest in urgent care medicine while still in residency, moonlighting at a local clinic. After completing her training, Dr. Burrell knew she wanted to return to Morgantown to provide healthcare. She enjoys the college age population and diversity that the university provides.
Serving as the Division Chief of Ambulatory Operations for Emergency Medicine and Medical Director of the clinics, Dr. Burrell has been responsible for overseeing the Emergency Department’s ambulatory clinics: WVU Urgent Care, Suncrest , Evansdale, and Fairmont Gateway Clinic locations, WVU Student Health Services, and the WVU International Travel Clinic. During this time, the clinics have grown and expanded to encompass a wide variety of services to the university students and community. Joint research projects have expanded at both clinical locations in collaboration with the National Institute of Health and UPMC. Dr. Burrell is also involved in research concerning college aged sexual heath and infectious disease.
Dr. Burrell is a member of the Ambulatory Care Medical Committee, Emerging Infectious Disease Committee, and the Health Promotion and Wellness Leadership Team. She is actively involved in the clinical teaching of medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and athletic training students and special operations combat medics, in addition to residents. She has lectured on identifying and addressing domestic violence during the routine patient visit and addressing domestic violence during the routine patient visit.
Patient Care Information
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine