James H. Berry, D.O., is an Associate Professor with the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University and completed a General Psychiatry residency at WVU and an Addiction Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Hawaii. He voluntarily left Hawaii to proudly return to his adopted State of West Virginia, where he now serves as the medical director of WVU Medicine’s Chestnut Ridge Center and runs the Dual Diagnosis Addictions Inpatient Unit.
Beyond his clinical duties, he has a passion for teaching that has led to international speaking engagements. He is the recipient of the 2014 WVU School of Medicine “Distinguished Teacher Award.” Dr. Berry has enjoyed serving the State of West Virginia through various opportunities highlighting the severity of addiction and the hope of recovery.