Hospitalist Providers

Rita is a lifelong Native of Hazard, KY. She has been in the nursing profession for over 10 years. She graduated with an associate’s degree in Nursing in 2008 and went on to obtain a BSN and MSN in family nurse practitioner from Eastern Kentucky University.

Rita N. Fletcher

Christie worked as an RN in ICU and later in dialysis with Nephrology, while earning her BSN at EKU in 2008 and later returning to complete her Masters of Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner.

Christie Wooton

Jacqueline has worked in ER, Clinic, Hospitalist, Wound Care and assisted caring for Nursing Home patients.

Jacqueline M. Combs

Marion is working as a Hospitalist for Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Marion L. Shepherd

Candida Dixon, APRN - Candida grew up in Letcher, Kentucky and currently resides in Hazard. She has 2 children, a son 14 years old and a daughter 7. Candida graduated with her associate degree in Applied Science as an RN in 2002 from Hazard Community College. She worked as an RN in ICU and later in Dialysis with Nephrology while earning her Masters of Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of the Cumberlands. She will be seeing patients both in hospital and clinical settings.

Candida Dixon