Neko Upson is the Program Coordinator for the Certified Nurse-Midwives at Saint Joseph Hospital. Originally from Texas and raised in the East Denver, Neko is the oldest of three children. In 1991 she graduated from The University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. While she initially was interested in becoming a physical therapist, she eventually decided that women's health was where she belonged. In 1994, she went on to the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and in 1998, received a Master's in Midwifery, finally fulfilling her dream of becoming a midwife. She joined Saint Joseph Hospital in 2004, and became the lead certified nurse-midwife in 2009. In May of 2013, she became the certified nurse-midwives program coordinator for the certified nurse-midwives clinic.
When she is away from the practice, Neko's family keeps her busy. She and her husband have two beautiful daughters.
Neko has a passion for helping the underserved communities, particularly women of childbearing years and is dedicated to empowering them to take control of their lives.