Greater Alleghenies Blood Services Region
Thomas H. Dougherty, MD, COL (Ret.), USAF - Chair, Regional Volunteer Advisory Board
Dr. Dougherty, who resides in Huntington, W. Va. currently serves as the Medical Director of Laboratories at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington and Ironton campuses, and is an Associate Professor of the Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, W. Va. Prior to his service at these facilities, he held positions in the pathology departments at several military installations, including the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C.; 48th Medical Group RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom; Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany; Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; and Kessler Air Force Base Medical Center, Mississippi.
Dr. Dougherty is a graduate of Creighton University and its School of Medicine. He completed his internship at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center, his residency at the Wilford Hall Medical Center and a fellowship at The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin. He is a member of the American Association of Blood Banks, College of American Pathologists – Fellow and Inspector, and American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
John B. Nobiletti, MD, PhD, Medical Officer
Joining the Greater Alleghenies Region in 1998, Dr. Nobiletti received both his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Biology from St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY, and his PhD in Pharmacology and Medical Degree from State University of New York at the Downstate Medical Center. His background also includes working as a clinical chemist. Dr. Nobiletti also provides medical oversight to the Appalachian (Roanoke, Va.) Red Cross blood region and served as Blood Services Physician for the Connecticut Region of Red Cross Blood Services from 1997 to 1998. He has co-authored articles appearing in Transfusion, Environmental Health Perspectives, Psychopharmacology, Neurochemistry and Life Sciences publications.
Joanna Martyak, Director, Donor Recruitment
Joanna Martyak joined the Greater Alleghenies Region in March 2012 as Donor Resources Manager for the region's 32-county North Central and South Central zones, returning to the American Red Cross after previously serving as a donor recruitment representative in central Pennsylvania. She was promoted to the Director position in September 2012. Martyak earned a BA in Communications from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and has worked in sales and sales management roles throughout her career, including at companies such as Bayer Healthcare, Schering Pharmaceuticals, Sepracor Pharmaceuticals and SunStone Consulting. Throughout her career Joanna has excelled in growing sales and developing others within the sales profession. Prior to returning to the Red Cross, Martyak was a Business Development Consultant with SunStone Consulting, LLC, of Harrisburg. She worked on numerous national accounts dealing with healthcare reimbursement.
Timothy A. Miller, Director, Collections A native of Tyrone, Pa., Miller began his Red Cross career in 1985. As senior director, he has senior management supervisory responsibilities for the region’s whole blood collections department. From 1985 to 1988 he held positions of donor resources field representative and operation/schedule coordinator in the Washington (D.C.) Region of Red Cross Blood Services. In 1988 he joined the Greater Alleghenies Region and held positions in the donor resources and education departments. In 1996 he was appointed director of the collections department, leading the region’s largest department in achieving its collection, quality, regulatory and customer service goals. In 1994 he received the region’s Spirit of Excellence Award. He holds both a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.