Demeka Underwood, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Demeka Underwood brings 10 years of experience to Southeast Community Health Systems. As a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Demeka works closely with patients to provide medication management and Psychotherapy for mental health issues.
She received her Master’s in Science at the University of Southern Mississippi in 2020, Bachelor’s in Nursing at Franciscan Of Our Lady in 2019, and Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Our Lady Of The Lake College in 2012. 

Prior to joining Southeast Community Health Systems, Demeka was a nurse in diverse settings including Medical-Surgical, Mother/Baby, Pediatric Nurse Manager, School Nurse Manager, and Community Psychiatric Nurse, and volunteered with Council on Aging where she administered COVID-19 Vaccines. Her philosophy of nursing is to provide care for patients in the community as if they are her own family. She serves with empathy and a smile. She believes this philosophy results in the best patient outcomes. 
During her free time, Demeka loves to read and travel with family. She lives in Geismar, Louisiana is married, and has 7 children, 5 grandchildren, and 2 dogs.