New Chief Medical Officer Named at Upstate Family Health Center
Dr. Joseph Di Maria, MD, MBA, MS HIT, PharmD, was recently promoted to Chief
Medical Officer at Upstate Family Health Center, a community-based health center.
Prior to working at Upstate Family Health Center, he was a full-time faculty member at the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program where he was responsible for resident education in both the inpatient and outpatient family medicine settings and has privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.
Before joining the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program, Dr. Di Maria served as medical director at Adams County Correctional Facility in Natchez, Mississippi, as medical director of Urgent Care at the Institute for Family Health in Ellenville, New York, and as a staff physician at Family Medical Care of Babylon in Dix Hills, New York.
Dr. Di Maria earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and his Doctor of Pharmacy at St. John’s University in New York, New York, and his Doctor of Medicine at St. George’s University in Grenada. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Atlantic Health System/Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey in 2008. He earned his Master of Business Administration at Kaplan University and holds a certificate in Health Information Technology from the American College of Physician Executives. He is proud to announce that he has graduated in 2018 with a Master’s of Science in Health Informatics at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and is now board eligible for board certification in Health Informatics.
Upstate Family Health Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3), not for profit, federally qualified health center, offering family health care services to individuals of all ages at various locations including Utica and Rome throughout the Mohawk Valley. The experienced and dedicated staff provide the highest level of care, while ensuring that the patient’s needs come first.