Our Team

 

Our care team addresses general physical health needs, as well as referrals for complicated medical and mental heath problems as needed. We are staffed with Nurse Practitioners, Psychiatry residents, a Nurse Care Manger and a Registered Dietician to meet your needs. Phlebotomy is available on site for your convenience.

 

A list of Primary Care Providers (PCP) is available. If you wish to change your assigned PCP, please ask our front desk staff for assistance. 

LEIGH ANN de MONREDON

Medical Director, C-ANP, MSN,RN

 

Leigh Ann de Monredon graduated with a nursing degree from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez, PR and later received a Master in Nursing Science at The Catholic University of America in Washington DC. She practiced in underserved communities in Washington DC prior to relocating to New Orleans in 2002. She has practiced as a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner for the last 10 years and has been with OHL Community Clinic since 2007. Apart from direct patient care, Ms. De Monredon administratively oversees the clinic as its Director and sits on many of the city’s healthcare planning committees to improve healthcare outcomes for New Orleans residents.

ANDREA THEODORE

Family Nurse Practitioner 

 

Andrea joined Odyssey House Community Health Center as a primary care provider in October 2017. After Hurricane Katrina flooded her home in New Orleans East, she moved to Atlanta, Ga for 6 months then returned home to complete her RN program at William Carey University. She received her Bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2008. Andrea then worked for five years as a Registered Nurse at University Hospital on an Adult Isolation unit. In 2014 she transferred to UMC as a Registered Nurse at the HIV Outpatient Clinic, formerly known as (HOP). In April 2017 she received her Master’s in Nursing from Herzing University and began her new career as a Family Nurse Practitioner here at OHL.

DAWN KAISER

C-ANP, MSN

 

Dawn, a nurse practitioner, is a primary care provider at OHL’s community clinic since February 2015, where she is dedicated to improving the health of the community she loves.  Having pursued her Family NP career with the goal of working with medically-underserved communities, she moved to New Orleans in 2012 to fill the bilingual primary care provider position at Daughters of Charity.  She worked her way through a BSN at Pace University (New York, NY), while working in food service, teaching English as a Second Language, and working as a bike messenger.  She then worked as an RN in maternal child health at the historic St Vincents Hospital until it closed its doors and then at Beth Israel, both in New York City, while studying to get her master degree at Columbia University. 

CANDACE MCKENNA

Family Nurse Practitioner

 

Candace joined the Odyssey House Community Health Centerin February 2018.  She completed her nursing training at Columbia University, NY in 1978 and her NP training at Armstrong Atlantic State University, GA in 1998. After 18 years in Emergency Medicine, Candace has expanded her NP role into Primary Care Medicine where she practices evidence based medicine. She strives to provide quality, comprehensive medical care while continually developing and maintaining a partnership with her patients.

OUR MISSION

It is the mission of the Odyssey House Community Clinic to provide comprehensive primary care services to low-income, high-risk, and underserved individuals regardless of ability to pay. With a focus on integrated physical, behavioral, and dietary healthcare, including wraparound substance abuse treatment and HIV/AIDS services, the Odyssey House Community Clinic offers compassionate care in efforts to improve quality healthcare within the communities we serve.

 

The Odyssey House Community Health Center is just one of many programs operated by Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. For more information about other Odyssey House Louisiana services, visit us at www.ohlinc.org

 

WE'RE HERE FOR YOU!

1125 N. Tonti Street

New Orleans, LA 701119

 

Email: communityclinic@ohlinc.org

 

Tel: 504-383-8559 (TTY users call 711)

Fax: (504) 371-5162