Ouida DeEdra Carr, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, joined CenterWell as a board-certified family nurse practitioner-BC. Ms. Carr earned multiple academic credentials as an alumnus of Herzing University, Central Texas College, and Columbus Junior College, including a Masters degree, with Honors, in Nursing (MSN,FNP-BC). Before joining CenterWell in 2022, Ms. Carr was a nurse practitioner with Signature Health Care in Marietta, Georgia where she maintained autonomous primary care in conjunction with three physicians. She previously was the MDS/Care Plan Coordinator of Manor Care. She practiced as a Dialysis R.N., Charge Nurse at U.S. Renal Care, Conyers, GA, and Fresenius Medical Corp. in Lithonia, GA, and Dialysis Admission Nurse/Charge Nurse and Emergency room triage at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Earlier in her career, she was an Admission Nurse in the Adult Psychiatric Unit of Carl R. Darnall Army Community Hospital, Ft. Hood, Texas. In each of these roles, her senior patients have held a special place in her heart. She values the team approach to care at CenterWell. Ms. Carr entered the healthcare field out of a passion for helping patients and their families to lead healthier, happier lives. For her, it was uniquely significant to have cared for the body, mind, and spirit, for patients in Armed Forces who have served our country. She truly believes that understanding the human body is equally important to understand the human heart and spirit, thus she pays close attention to the small details to ensure patients feel heard. Patient satisfaction is of the utmost importance to her. On a personal note, when not with her patients, she enjoys taking walks, reading, and spending quality time with her family.