Diahan Underwood

Diahan Underwood is our Chief Flight Nurse and provides outstanding leadership and support to the in-flight medical teams, hospital case managers and senior management at Central Air Ambulance.  

Since coming on-board in January of 2010, Diahan has been a tremendous addition to our staff because she understands both the pre-hospital and hospital critical care environments. Diahan’s 19 years of experience in EMS and critical care nursing started after graduating from North Metro Technical College in 1991.  While working as an EMT Diahan’s love for helping people and advancing in the field of medicine found her attending Clayton State College and graduating as a Registered Nurse in 1997.  Her distinguished career includes practical experience gained at Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Scottish Rite, Northside Hospital Cherokee, West Georgia Hospital, Cherokee EMS and Troup County EMS.

Since becoming a Registered Nurse, Diahan has gained valuable experience working in the Emergency Department, Surgical ICU, PACU, and as a Critical Care Transport Nurse all the while gaining her Perianesthesia Certification.  Diahan continued her education achieving certifications in Pediatric Trauma Life Support, Prehospital Trauma Life support and Basic Trauma Life Support. Diahan’s experience in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care has led her to become a Pediatric Emergency Awareness Recognition (PEAR) Instructor, BLS/ACLS Instructor, Child Passenger Car Seat Technician Instructor and Safe Kids Instructor Along with her growing experience and knowledge Diahan has earned numerous awards and accolades from both her community and employers.

Diahan inculcates the compassion and knowledge that everyone wants when an emergency arises.