Kate Zeman Dhupar, FNP-BC, ACHPN
Kate received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh and spent her bedside nursing career in multiple ICUs at UPMC, specializing in trauma and severe brain injury. She completed her Master’s Degree at Case Western Reserve University and is a board certified Family and Hospice/Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner.
As a Nurse Practitioner, Kate initially focused on providing medical care to indigent, rural populations. She was the lead clinician at one of the first Nurse Practitioner-run primary care clinics in the country, serving 4,000 patients in the Appalachian Mountains. While living in Houston, Texas she worked on a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Project targeting delirium detection and prevention in hospitalized geriatric patients. Kate has spent the last 7 years working in palliative care and hospice, managing terminally ill patients in a variety of settings.
Kate is a regular guest lecturer at multiple universities and organizations and teaches clinicians, families, and caregivers. Topics include: Caregiver Strain, Pain Management, Hospice and End of Life, Delirium, and Dementia.