Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center
Glenn R. Snider Jr., MD, FACP | (304) 623-7602
Medical Center Director
Dr. Snider was appointed the Medical Center Director on March 20, 2016. He has served as the Chief of Staff at the medical center since September 1999. As the director he is responsible for the overall delivery of quality medical care to the Veterans served by the medical center. Dr. Snider received his Doctor of Medicine degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry summa cum laude from Fairmont State University. He served his internship at Wheeling Hospital and completed his residency training at Ohio Valley Medical Center. Dr. Snider is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine. He holds the appointment of Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and has held several administrative positions in private sector medicine. He has also held local elected public office. Dr. Snider joined the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in 1991 and served as Chief of Medicine from 1992 until 1998.
Terry Massey | 304-623-7604
Mr. Terry Massey was appointed as the Associate Director at the Louis A. Johnson Veteran Affairs Medical Center 07 Aug 2017. Prior to his arrival at the Clarksburg VAMC, Mr. Massey was the Chief Financial Officer at the Beckley VAMC. Mr. Massey, Master Sergeant retired, served in the United States Military for over 25 honorable years. He began his career as a Nuclear Biological Chemical Specialist with the USAR 318th Chemical Company. Prior to retirement, Mr. Massey served and ended his career with the DoD Criminal Investigation Task Force as their Budget Officer.
During his military career, Mr. Massey awards included Soldier and Volunteer of the Year in his unit. He is decorated with several medals including the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism, Southwest Asia Service Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and many others. During his military service, he was awarded several civilian awards including the Alabama Governor’s Outstanding Enlisted Representative Award for dedicated and professional military service to the citizens of Alabama and the United States. Mr. Massey, Staff Sergeant Massey at the time, was the Drug Demand Reduction Coordinator for the 121st ARCOM and attended the National Interagency Counterdrug Institute for training. Mr. Massey has been recognized for his community service by the United States Army, City of Birmingham, Alabama, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and many other civilian agencies for his leadership and community service.
Pramoda Devabhaktuni, MD | 304-623-7606
Chief of Staff
Dr. Devabhaktuni was appointed as the Chief of Staff on March 20, 2016, and has served as the Associate Chief of Staff for Primary and Specialty Care Service for the past 15 years. She has nearly 30 years of experience practicing medicine with 20 years at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center. She continues to manage a panel of primary care patients. Prior to her VA career, Dr. Devabhaktuni practiced in Fairmont, WV and in Natchez, MS. Dr. Devabhaktuni has received her Bachelors of Science and medical degree from Delhi University, India. She completed a fellowship in anesthesiology and is board certified in the specialty of Internal Medicine.
Paul Carter | 304-623-7608
Associate Director for Patient Care Services
Mr. Carter has, for the past seven years, served Veterans and staff at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center as the Associate Chief Nurse for Ambulatory Care, as well as Interim Associate Director for Patient Care Services. He has served Veterans an additional ten years between the Beckley VA Medical Center and the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center as staff nurse, Patient Care Facilitator and Patient Care Coordinator for Surgical Services. Mr. Carter earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Mountain State University, Beckley, WV and a Master of Science in both Nursing and Business Administration, Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Carter has been an Adjunct Nursing Faculty member at Bluefield State College in Bluefield, WV. He has and continues to serve in the US Army Reserves for the past 28 years. Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Carter is currently assigned to the US Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, PA. He is decorated with several medals including the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism, the Expert Field Medical badge, and many others.