Born in Malone, NY, Kathleen attended SUNY College of Technology where she received her degree in nursing. Much of her 30 plus years as a nurse was spent in labor and delivery at St. Joseph’s Hospital where she developed a passion for providing exceptional care to women and maternal children. To further her passion, Kathleen pursued and achieved her Masters degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2009. As a Family Nurse Practitioner at Women’s Health Associates, Kathleen prides herself in providing women with a comfortable experience and the knowledge required to live a healthy lifestyle. She is a member of the Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health and prides herself in providing exceptional care to women of Oneida and surrounding communities.
Marian Thompson, FNP‐BC
Family Nurse Practitioner
Marian has been practicing nursing for nearly 10 years in a number of healthcare settings. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Utica College followed by the completion of her Master’s in Nursing from SUNY Polytechnic Institute in 2016. During her nursing career she has played significant roles in providing patients with care with experiences in Intensive Care, Acute Rehab Nursing, and Long‐Term Care. It was these experiences and precepting with our own Dr. Mehri Delpino that developed her passion for women’s health and the desire to provide compassionate care for women of all ages. Marian’s goal is to provide patients with the care and resources they need to live a healthy lifestyle. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in nursing practice, with a capstone focus on preeclampsia an adverse complication that can arise in pregnancy. Marian hopes to enter healthcare politics with a focus on women’s health in the future.
JoAnn is a lifelong resident of upstate NY. She started her nursing career in 1986 as a labor and delivery nurse. Her passion for women’s health lead her to pursue a Master’s degree in Science with a certificate in Midwifery, graduating in 2000 from SUNY Stony Brook. Her clinical experience and knowledge in women’s health is extensive. For the past 18+ years she has been passionately caring for and treating women in upstate NY. She previously worked in a full scope OB/GYN practice for 15 years and was also employed as a labor and delivery hospitalist attending births. In her new position as an OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner with Oneida Healthcare, she will providing women of all ages with compassionate and exceptional OB/GYN care. She strives to assist every woman with taking an active role in the decision making process regarding their own health and well-being.
Diana has more than 20 years of combined experience caring for women and their families. Beginning her career as a nurse in Labor and Delivery, then practicing as a Midwife for more than 10 years attending births in the Syracuse area, the importance of women’s health and education has always been her focus. Diana obtained her nursing degree from St. Joseph’s Hospital in 1996, then her baccalaureate degree from SUNY Upstate and Masters in Nurse Midwifery and as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from SUNY Stonybrook graduating in 2006. Having raised 3 daughters, Diana has an interest in caring for adolescent young women. In addition, she has a strong interest in providing multi-cultural care, currently pursuing a Post Master’s certificate at SUNY Albany in Global Health with focus on decreasing Maternal Mortality. With prior travel to Guatemala and a member of the Department of Global Outreach with the American College of Nurse Midwives, Diana hopes to continue to offer women of all ages exceptional care.