Concord University Graduate Jessica Aliff Appointed Physician At Athens Family Practice

For Immediate Release: 
Jul 10 2015

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,         





ATHENS, W.Va. – A Concord University graduate has returned to the community of her alma mater to practice medicine.

Jessica Aliff, D.O. has been appointed the full-time physician of the Athens Family Practice located on Vermillion Street in Athens, W.Va. She assumed the post upon the retirement of Dr. Omar Kassem in June 2015.

“I am pleased and honored to be back in the Athens community as the physician at Athens Family Practice,” Aliff said. “This is an area near and dear to my heart since I had years of dance recitals, band and choir concerts, and of course four years of college experience, on ‘The Campus Beautiful.’

“I hope, along with the PA Natasha Barker, and the rest of the wonderful staff at the clinic, to adequately serve the community of Athens and the college through appropriate medical care in a friendly, compassionate office setting. This town has served me for years so I hope to repay the service,” she said. 

A graduate of Princeton Senior High School, Aliff grew up in Princeton, W.Va. She earned an undergraduate degree in pre-med/biology from Concord University and her medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Aliff completed a residency at the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Lewisburg. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

An affiliate of Princeton Community Hospital, the Athens Family Practice is a full-service medical clinic offering health care for patients with a wide spectrum of health issues. The facility provides student health coverage for Concord University.

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Concord University Alumni Director Sarah Turner, right, welcomes Dr. Jessica Aliff back to the Athens-Concord community. Aliff is a graduate of Concord and the newly appointed physician at the Athens Family Practice.



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