Denise is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner with 16 years of experience in Adult Primary care. She also has subspecialties in Geriatric Medicine and Diabetes Management. Denise is a New Orleans native who graduated from Sacred Heart of Jesus High School and completed her undergraduate nursing studies at LSU and Loyola University, New Orleans. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Alabama (USA), in 1999. Denise spent much of her career in Advanced Nursing Practice at The Southeast Louisiana Veterans HealthCare System caring for our nations Veterans
Denise is passionate about the care of patients in her practice. She utilizes a holistic approach to patient care which addresses healing interconnectedness of mind, body, spirit, “The Whole Person”. She is a strong advocate of a caring, patient centered approach. Denise states that caring for patients is not only a vocation for her but an “advocation” and she believes in the importance of listening to her patients.
Denise currently lives in Metairie, LA with her 100 lb white lab Zoey, who is her “canine soul mate”. She enjoys gardening and long walks with Zoey.
Andy is a Registered Nurse and certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for Adults and Adolescents (SANE-A). He coordinates our FORENSIC PROGRAM, which provides forensic exams for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Andy also manages our HIV/STI Testing and Treatment services. The care and compassion he shows for our patients is unsurpassed and he is loved by all who are fortunate enough to cross his path.
Linda is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with over 20 years of nursing experience and is a vital member of our patient care team. She draws on her experience to provide CLINICAL SUPPORT to our primary care provider(s), as well as compassionate care and clinical assistance to our patients. Linda strives to meet our patients where they are and provides the support and guidance needed to help them better manage their health.
Brian is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has been with our clinic since June 2020. He coordinates our BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM, through which we provide culturally sensitive, trauma-informed counseling. Brian is originally form Buffalo, New York and has 30 years experience in outpatient mental health as a therapist, administrator, and clinical supervisor. Brian is also active with the LGBTQ+ community.
Dianne serves as our PATIENT NAVIGATOR, guiding those we serve through the health care system and helping them overcome barriers that prevent them from getting the care they need. She is skilled in helping people get the health care and other resources they need to be as healthy as possible. Dianne also works in coordination with the New Orleans Family Justice Center to help meet the healthcare needs of their clients.
Dianne is a bright light in our clinic and spreads joy to everyone she comes in contact with. We are grateful to have her on our team!
Wendy is our BUSINESS OFFICE COORDINATOR and has been part of our clinic since its inception. She is the bright face you see when you visit the clinic and the happy voice you hear when you call us. Wendy manages our appointment schedules and keeps our business office organized and running smoothly. She radiates joy and we are lucky she is on our team.
Kelley is our CLINC DIRECTOR. She has over 30 years of outpatient healthcare management experience that helps insure the ongoing growth and success of our clinic. Kelley is eager and committed to creating a patient-centered medical home that provides coordinated, whole-person, compassionate care for all those we serve.
Our EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Mary Claire Landry, started our organization in 2019 to be the healthcare agency partner for the New Orleans Family Justice Alliance, for which she was also the Executive Director. Mary Claire's passion and commitment to providing whole person, wraparound, collaborative services in a single location for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking is nothing short of epic. Her desire to provide quality trauma-informed healthcare in a safe and compassionate environment is the reason our organization exists today. We are proud to be led by such a visionary!