Bienville Community Health Center
2826 Bienville Rd, Ringgold, LA 71068
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
To make an appointment, please call us at (318) 894-2341.
Meet our Providers...
H. Kirt Touchstone, III, D.D.S.
Dr. T was born and raised in Monroe, LA. He graduated from Sewanee Military Academy in Tennessee. After attending LA Tech, he then graduated from ULM in December, 1975, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. In the fall of 1979, he left his banking career and attended LA College to pursue his pre-dental prerequisites. In May of 1985, he graduated from LSU Dental School. He and his wife, Peggy, then moved to practice dentistry in Alaska where their two children were born. In 1999 they returned to Louisiana where Dr. T was in private practice until joining the staff at Bienville CHC September 1, 2016.
Angela Watson Fussell, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
A native of Homer, LA, Angela Watson Fussell, FNP-C, received her Associate of Science in Nursing from Louisiana Tech in Ruston in May 2003. Following graduation, she went to work as an RN in the Intensive Care Unit and the Emergency Room at Minden Medical Center. She continued her 12 year RN career working in multiple facilities throughout north Louisiana including the Willis Knighton Systems, LSUHSC and also worked in other states as a travel nurse. She later pursed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University in Shreveport graduating in August 2012. She then went on and recently completed her Master's degree from Grambling State University in Family Nurse Practitioner in May of 2015. Angela is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Angela began her employment with the Bienville Community Health Center in Ringgold, LA as a Primary Care Provider in August 2015. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners. Angela and her husband, Jay, reside in Minden, LA.
Katherine D. Washington, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
A native of Shreveport, LA, Katherine Washington, FNP-BC, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA in May 1998. Over the past 17 years, she has worked on the Medical-Surgical and Neonatal Intensive Care Units as an RN at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, and later the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units at Christus-Schumpert Shreveport-Bossier and Suny Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. After 7 years of travel nursing throughout the United States, she went on to receive a Master's of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University in May 2015. During this tenure Katherine was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society and became a member of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners. Katherine is a certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She began her employment with Bienville Community Health Center in Ringgold, LA as a Primary Care Provider in September 2015. Katherine and her family reside in Shreveport, LA.