Upstate People

Michele Dwyer, RN, IBCLC, has been named as the new lactation consultant at The Breast Care, Endocrine and Plastic Surgery office located at 550 Harrison Center, Suite D. Dwyer received her nursing degree from St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center College of Nursing. She comes to the Breastfeeding Medicine Program with more than 25 years of nursing experience in maternal/child healthcare. Dwyer obtained her International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) license in 2011, and her current focus is the clinical management of breastfeeding and lactation. Dwyer can be reached on by email or by calling 464-2192.

Kerrigan Lindsay has been named 12E pediatric nurse manager at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Lindsay earned a master’s degree in nursing education from SUNYIT at Utica/Rome and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Syracuse University. She has more than has  12 years of pediatric nursing experience in general pediatrics and pediatric float pool at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. Previous experiences include pediatric case management and staff nurse in Upstate’s children’s surgery center.  Previously Lindsay was a registered nurse educator for pediatric clinical students at St Joseph’s Hospital Center. She holds certification in pediatric nursing and as a nursing educator.

.Visit Welcome to Upstate for a list of new employees who joined Upstate Medical University in November.

Upstate In the News

Thomas Schwartz, MD, was featured in media interviews about Upstate’s plans to build an 8-bed inpatient psychiatric unit for teens:, NewsChannel 9, WAER, CNYCentral and Spectrum News.

In Memoriam

Dr. Douglas Robertson, Retiree

Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology

Visit In Memoriam for a complete list of current Upstate employees, retirees, volunteers, and students who have passed away.