Katherine Edwards, M.Ed., CCM, CDMS

UMass Memorial Health Occupational Injury Care

Manager, Return to Work and Injury Prevention


Katherine J. Edwards has over thirty years of private and public sector experience in disability management and consulting, workers' compensation case management, and vocational counseling and rehabilitation. Kathie has a graduate degree in counseling and is a Certified Case Manager and Certified Disability Management Specialist. She currently is the Manager of Return to Work and Injury Prevention at UMass Memorial Health/Occupational Injury Care. Prior to joining UMMH, she was a Disability Consultant at Beacon Mutual Insurance Company. Before that, she served as a consultant to Work Without Limits and Disability Evaluation Services at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She served on the executive board of Rhode Island Job Club and is a CCMC Commissioner.