Dr. Ahmed Daver Faheem, a Nizamabad (Telangana) born psychiatrist and an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim Universityâ€™s medical college, has been elected president of West Virginia Board of Medicine for a two year term. He was trained in the India, UK, and the US. He immigrated to the US in 1976.
Elected a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in 1989. He was awarded Distinguished Life Fellow status, the associationâ€™s highest honor.
Faheem received the Wyeth-Ayerst Outstanding Community Service Award from the West Virginia State Medical Association in 1991 and is a past president of the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, the Raleigh County Medical Society and the West Virginia Psychiatric Association.
He is also associate medical director of general psychiatry and medical director of adolescent psychiatry at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, established a teen outreach program in Beckley for troubled teenagers and was the alternate West Virginia delegate to the AMA for several year.