Faculty & Staff

Elizabeth J. Scharman

Director, WV Poison Center, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

3110 MacCorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV 25304

P: 304-347-1312
F: 304-347-3908


WV Poison Center (CHAR)


School of Pharmacy (CHAR)


Clinical Pharmacy (SOP)
Clinical Faculty


Virginia Commonwealth University (Medical College of Virginia), PharmD, 1991
Butler University, BS, 1986


Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Elizabeth J. Scharman is a tenured Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at West Virginia University. She received a B.S. in Pharmacy (1986) from Butler University and a Pharm.D. (1991) from Virginia Commonwealth University (Medical College of Virginia) then completed a Clinical Toxicology Fellowship (1992) at the Pittsburgh Poison Center. She is currently the Director of the West Virginia Poison Center; a position she has held since July 1992. She became a Diplomat of the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT) in 1992 and became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist in 1995. She is currently the Deputy Strategic National Stockpile Coordinator for West Virginia. She had held numerous positions on boards of national committees including the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, the American Board of Applied Toxicology, and the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Dr. Scharman has multiple publications in the field of clinical toxicology.