Candace Wren, Family Nurse Practitioner
A native of Campti, Louisiana, Candace Wren, FNP-C received her Bachelors of Science Degree in nursing from Northwestern State University in 2005. She then worked for 8 years as a Registered Nurse at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center in the Perinatal Department. She received her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from Northwestern State University in May of 2013. She is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is an active member of both the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She joined the Winn Community Health Center’s team in August of 2013 at the Winnfield Primary School-Based Clinic. Candace is married with two children who both attend the Winnfield Kindergarten School. She is an active member of the United Baptist Church in Campti, Louisiana.
Claudia Franks, Primary School-Based Clinic Coordinator
She is a lifetime resident of Winnfield where she served as an educator for 36 years teaching Kindergarten at Winnfield Kindergarten School and serving as Principal at Winnfield Primary School. She received a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech and a Master’s Degree + 30 from Northwestern State University. Claudia is an active member of the First Methodist Church where she serves on several committees and is the coordinator for P.A.C.E., and after-school program for Winnfield Middle School students.
Dawn Homan, Licensed Practical Nurse
Dawn was born and raised here in Winnfield. She attended and graduated from Huey P. Long Technical College with her Licensed Practical Nursing license in 2007. She has held positions as an LPN since that time in both hospitals and physician offices. She was hired for the Winnfield Primary School-Based Clinic as the LPN in August of 2013. She is married with two children who both attend Winn Parish Schools.
Sharon Brewton, Administrative Secretary
Sharon, a lifelong resident of Winn Parish, joined the team at the Winnfield Primary School-Based Clinic in August, 2013. Previously, she taught English and Business in the Winn Parish School System for 33 years before her retirement in 2012. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Northwestern State University. For several years, Sharon has been active in the Heart of Louisiana Humane Society, where she serves on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer. She also serves as Secretary for the Krewe of Kingfish. She is the proud mother of two daughters, Alana and Page.