CLINICAL BACKGROUND AND MY APPROACH TO CARE
A NYS licensed midwife at SUNY Upstate Regional Perinatal Center, and a member of the clinical faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical University; Kathleen combines knowledge, experience, resources, and enthusiasm in providing health care for women with high-risk pregnancies. Dr. Dermady is the director of Centering Pregnancy Special Care for Women with Diabetes. The program was the result of a generous grant from the March of Dimes to provide targeted healthcare, education and support to women with pregestational and gestational diabetes in pregnancy; women at highest risk for adverse perinatal outcome.
Dr. Dermady is a member/vice-chair of the New York State Board of Midwifery, a founding board member of the New York State Association of Licensed Midwives. NYSALM. She is involved in national and state legislative issues on midwifery and women's health, and an outspoken representative for women’s issues in legislative and patient advocacy efforts.