About Sarah Chouinard, MD
Sarah Chouinard, MD is the Chief Medical Officer of Community Care of WV.
She graduated magna cum laude with an undergraduate degree in neuropsychology. Research in biomedical health sciences peaked Dr. Chouinard’s interest in medicine. She is an alpha omega alpha graduate of Marshall University’s School of Medicine in West Virginia and served as Chief Resident in their Department of Family and Community Health.
Dr. Chouinard is Past President of the West Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Family Practice. In recognition of her efforts, Dr. Chouinard now serves as National Faculty Co-Chair for The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Service’s Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, working on health system transformation and redesign. Dr. Chouinard recently served as Medical Director for the state health insurer, Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA). She was recognized by the West Virginia Rural Health Association as “Rural Practitioner of the Year” in 2008 and was featured in stories by Governing magazine and CNN on health reform.
She is a co-founder of the Fayetteville Skate Park, a multi-faceted recreational facility promoting physical activity and wellness. For her efforts in promoting free healthy activities for her community, Dr. Chouinard was recognized as her home town’s “Citizen of the Year.”