Upstate People

Kathleen M. Dermady DNP, LM, CNP, will be inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Nurse-Midwives at the group’s annual meeting, held May 20 to 24 in Savannah, Ga. Dermady is a licensed midwife at SUNY Upstate Medical University Regional Perinatal Center. She earned a doctorate in nursing practice from Stony Brook University, master’s degree from Syracuse University, midwifery degree from Frontier University, and was a leadership fellow of the Health Foundation WCNY. Dermady is clinical educator and director of CenteringPregnancy Special Care, with groups targeted to women at highest risk for adverse perinatal outcome, pregestational diabetes, and opioid use disorder. A New York State Board of Midwifery chairperson and a founding board member of the New York State Association of Licensed Midwives, Dermady is an active member of an ACOG Task Force and works with New York State and her local health department on opiate use disorder.

Upstate In the News

Kim Nasby of the Upstate Trauma Center speaks on NewsChannel 9’s Bridge Street about Stop the Bleed Day. This month Nasby and her team are highlighting the work of the Trauma Center as May is Trauma Awareness Month.

Jeremy Joslin MD, is quoted in Healthcare IT News on ED communications badges reduce security response times, foster sense of safety

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

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