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Mears family establishes medical student scholarship at Marshall University

Charleston physician James M. “Jim” Mears, M.D., and his wife, Sherri, have established an endowed scholarship to help future medical students at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

A Cabell County, West Virginia, native, Mears graduated with his medical degree from Marshall University in 1988.  He completed his residency in family medicine at Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) in Charleston, West Virginia, followed by a palliative care fellowship at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Mears has practiced in Charleston for more than 28 years. He is a faculty member with West Virginia University and practices at CAMC, specializing in family medicine and palliative medicine.