Katharine M. Whitfield







Dr. Whitfield completed medical school at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV, and her residency in Internal Medicine at Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC. Dr. Whitfield is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, Psi Sigma Alpha Scholastic Honor Society, and Sigma Sigma Phi Honorary Service Fraternity. She is passionate about inpatient medicine and finds great satisfaction in caring for the acutely ill patient.


  • WVSOM Gwen Clingman Memorial Scholarship - Recognition by alumni as student most committed to impacting change in community through service
  • WVSOM Alumni Association Scholarship - Recognition by peers as student most committed to community service
  • WVSOM SE Statewide Campus Outstanding Regional Award - Recognition by faculty for superior clinical skills, professionalism, and leadership
  • WVSOM Alumni Foundation Award - Recognition by peers as student most committed to community service
  • WVSOM TOUCH - Gold Award - Served greater than 100 hours in community service during 2011-2012 academic year

Greenville Health System – Greenville, SC - Residency in Internal Medicine

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine – Lewisburg, WV - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN - B.S. Mathematics Secondary Education

 Internal Medicine 2017
  • Psi Sigma Alpha, Eta chapter – Scholastic Honor Society (2014 – present) Top 15% of class at completion of didactic training
  • Sigma Sigma Phi, Nu Chapter – Honorary Service Fraternity (2014 – present) Top 25% of class with compelling commitment to community service
  • American Medical Association (2014 – present)
  • American College of Physicians  (2013 – present)
  • American Osteopathic Association (2013 – present)

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