Former Keyser resident CAPT. Darin Rogers to be honored at WVU Potomac State College

West Virginia University Potomac State College Alumnus CAPT. Darin P. Rogers, Class of 1985, will be recognized with the Alumni Achievement Award during Homecoming activities at the College on Oct. 27.

CAPT. Rogers has served as a performance-driven healthcare leader for many years.   He has extensive experience in project management roles, tactical planning, multi-site operations, business analysis, contract negotiations, integrated delivery systems, and oversight project planning and execution. 

CAPT. Rogers currently serves as vice president and chief ambulatory operations officer with WVU Healthcare and as vice president of Provider Network Services with WVU Health Services in Morgantown.  He also serves as a board member of Healthworks in Morgantown.

In addition to prior experience at St. Vincent’s Healthcare in Jacksonville, Fla., CAPT. Rogers previously served as the chief operations officer in Navy Medicine Support Command in Jacksonville, Fla.; as an administrator at the Naval Health Clinic in Mayport, Fla.; as a senior director of Support Services at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.; as the senior healthcare administration adviser to Navy Medicine Chief Executive Officer at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in Washington, D.C.; and as the senior director of Support Services at the Naval Medical Clinic in Pearl Harbor, Hi.  

Other career highlights include serving as the department head of Patient Administration at the naval Hospital in Pensacola, Fla.; as a medical regulator with the 1st Medical Battalion for Desert Shield/Desert Storm; as medical administrative officer with the USS Saratoga (CV-60) in Mayport, Fla.; as the health facility planning officer with the Healthcare Support Office in Jacksonville, Fla.; and as director of administration in the 3rd Dental Battalion/U.S. Dental Center in Okinawa, Japan.

After earning an associate degree at Potomac State, CAPT. Rogers earned a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, W.Va.; a master’s degree in management from Troy University in Troy, Ala.; and is also a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

His affiliations include the American College of Healthcare Executives, the College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida; Interagency Institute for Federal Healthcare Executives; and serves as a board member of the AGAPE Clinic, Federally Funded Healthcare Clinic. 

The awards banquet will be held in the Davis Conference Center.  Social Hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.  The cost of the dinner is $25 per adult and $10 for children 12 and under. 

Reservations are required for the banquet, with an RSVP deadline of Friday, October 19 and can be made with Alumni Relations Coordinator Derek Artimez at 304-788-6870 or at  Potomac State College is part of the WVU System located on the Keyser campus. 

 Director, Operations Physician Enterprise Company NameSt. Vincent's HealthCare Dates EmployedApr 2012 – Oct 2013 Employment Duration1 yr 7 mos LocationJacksonville, Florida Area  Assistant Chief of Staff Company NameNavy Medicine Support Command Dates EmployedJul 2009 – Feb 2013 Employment Duration3 yrs 8 mos LocationJacksonville, FL   Administrator Company NameNaval Health Clinic Mayport, FL Dates EmployedFeb 2007 – Jul 2009 Employment Duration2 yrs 6 mos LocationMayport, FL    Senior Director, Support Services Company NameNaval Hospital Jacksonville, FL Dates EmployedJul 2005 – Sep 2007 Employment Duration2 yrs 3 mos LocationJacksonville, FL   Senior Healthcare Administration Adviser to Navy Medicine Chief Executive Officer Company NameBureau of Medicine and Surgery Dates EmployedJun 2003 – Jun 2005 Employment Duration2 yrs 1 mo LocationWashington, DC   Senior Director, Support Services Company NameNaval Medical Clinic, Pearl Harbor, HI Dates EmployedMar 2000 – Jun 2003 Employment Duration3 yrs 4 mos LocationPearl Harbor, Hawaii   Director of Administration Company NameUS Dental Center/3rd Dental Battalion Dates EmployedOct 1997 – Mar 2000 Employment Duration2 yrs 6 mos LocationOkinawa, Japan   Health Facility Planning Officer Company NameNaval Healthcare Support Office Dates EmployedNov 1992 – Aug 1994 Employment Duration1 yr 10 mos LocationJacksonville, FL    Medical Administrative Officer Company NameUSS SARATOGA(CV-60) Dates EmployedNov 1992 – Aug 1994 Employment Duration1 yr 10 mos LocationMayport, FL     Department Head, Patient Administration Company NameNaval Hospital Pensacola Dates EmployedSep 1988 – Oct 1992 Employment Duration4 yrs 2 mos LocationPensacola, FL