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Dr. Catherine E. Palmier
- Catherine Palmier, M.D, is a Board Certified Pediatrician and a seasoned managed care physician. Currently she serves as Chief Medical Officer of the Northeast and Southeast Region for UnitedHealthcare. In this role she is responsible for health care of approximately 12 million members in these regions. Her experience in pediatric care includes work as a Pediatric Hospitalist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Academic Appointments and Faculty Practice at The University of Maryland and University of Texas. In addition she has served as the Medical Director of a Clinic for uninsured/Medicaid eligible children at the Southeast Texas Community Health Clinic in Beaumont, TX, for which Dr. Palmier received an award for Volunteerism in 1992 from TX Governor Ann Richards. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare in 2002, Cathy worked with Aetna US Healthcare in Philadelphia, Dallas and Atlanta where she also served as the Regional Medical Director. While she has been at UHC she has worked with both National and Regional Initiatives and was a member of the class of 2005 for the President's Leadership Development Program (PLDP). In addition to her current work at UHC in NE and SE Region, she has continued to care for pediatric patients through the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Immediate Care Network. Cathy also serves as a volunteer for “Happy Tails”, an organization which provides Pet Therapy at local health care facilities along with her two Labrador Retrievers and French Bulldog.
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