Cara Dermody is a former program associate for the Fund's Program on Vulnerable Populations. In this role, she served in both an administrative and research role, providing grant and general administrative support to the program officer, Pamela Riley, M.D., and the program. She also provided ongoing support for existing grants from the Child Development and Preventive Care program and the State Health Policy and Practices program. Ms. Dermody worked previously for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation in Pittsburgh where she was program associate supporting two programs: HIV/AIDS and Health Careers Future. She chaired the internal quality management committee, served on two statewide committees under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, and provided technical support to 16 nonprofit subcontracting agencies. During college, Ms. Dermody interned for U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire, providing constituent services. She graduated from Yale University in 2009 with a B.A. in the History of Science/History of Medicine and a concentration in Public Health.