Samantha Strange, FNP

 Samantha Strange has been married for 18 years with two kids.  She graduated from Block High School in 2002.  LSUA-ASN-2005, Northwestern-BSN-2020, & University of South Alabama-MSN-2022.  She has 17 years in Pediatrics & Pediatric Intensive Care, 1 year in Labor & Delivery.  She has a professional organization membership with American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  She is also certified with Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program & Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course.  Being entrusted with the care of others is her highest honor.  Healthcare providers have a duty to provide compassionate, timely, ethical care to all patient population.  She chose to be a Family Nurse Practitioner because she wants to make a positive impact in health care.  She considers herself Blessed to be able to care for others through all stages of their lives.  "To know even on e life has breathed easier because you have lived: That is to have succeeded." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lisa Cazalot, FNP-BC

Bio Coming Soon!

Ashley Olivier, FNP

Ashley Olivier, originally from Pioneer, LA, attended ULM and Northwestern State University. She is affiliated with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, as well as, the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners. Ashley has a reputation for saving lives at Wisner Medical Center.


Judith Gichia-Waldrop, PMHNP

Tonette Harris-Haynes, PMHNP

Outpatient Behavioral Health

1820 N EE Wallace Blvd.
Ferriday, La 71334
(318) 757-6901

Judy Gichia-Waldrop, originally from Kenya and an American citizen is board certified as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Judy attended East Tennessee State University for her bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees. Judy loves people and is passionate about working with religious leaders about improving mental health in our community by equipping religious leaders to effectively minister to their members with mental health needs. Judy and her husband Chris are excited to be part of the Catahoula Parish family. Judy is looking forward to walking with anyone who is willing to invite her in their mental health journey with humility, grace, and love.

Tonette is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.  She is a dual Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner & Family Nurse Practitioner who can assess, diagnose, & treat patients for a wide range of mental health conditions.  Tonette has a natural ability to build a rapport with patients & families.  

Island Medical
307 Chisum St.

Sicily Island, La 71368
(318) 389-572

Wisner Medical Clinic
126 Watson St.
Wisner, La 71378
(318) 724-7008

Jonesville Medical Clinic
904 First St.

Jonesville, La 71343
(318) 339-726

As a patient, you have the right to obtain information about your provider. At Catahoula Parish Hospital District #2, we respect our patient’s rights and want you to make the best decisions concerning your health. We have several educated and trustworthy  providers for you to choose from in varying locations for your convenience. Our providers stand ready to serve you with an open heart and with an open mind. Each provider has taken the necessary courses, exams, and oaths in order to be qualified by the state of Louisiana. When you choose a Catahoula Parish Hospital District #2 provider, the healing begins.


LaLisa Wade, currently from Monroe ,La. , is a board certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with 17 years experience. A BSN from GramblingState University, MSN Nurse Practitioner degree from Alcorn State University, and a doctorate of Nurse Practice form Loyola University New Orleans has prepared LaLisa to serve a broad spectrum of lifespan treatments. You can visit LaLisa at Sicily Island and Wisner.  

​​​​Ruby Iva Ward, 

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Dr. Roger Smith, MD

Dr. Smith, originally from Jonesville, LA, attended Louisiana Tech University, LSU School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the University of Kentucky Hospital. He is board certified in both pediatrics and internal medicine. He has chosen to come back to his roots in order to serve those in his surrounding communities. Dr. Smith serves as our medical director.


​​​​Jacob Crawford, FNP

Jacob Crawford, originally from Winnsboro, La.,

attended Southeastern Louisiana University for his

BSN and MSN degrees. Jacob is affiliated with the 

American Association of Nurse Practitioners. He 

currently lives in Sicily Island , La. with his wife, Sydni. You can visit Jacob in our Jonesville Medical Clinic , where he enjoys caring for people across the lifespan. 

Susan Howard, FNP

Susan Howard-Crawford, originally from Mangham, LA, attended NLU and Grambling State University. She is affiliated with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, as well as, the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners. Susan has chosen to serve her community and devote her career to personalized care for her patients at Sicily Island Medical Center




CPHD2 Administrative Offices
710 Chisum St.

Sicily Island, La 71368
(318) 389-9941

LaLisa Wade, FNP.

Island Dental
307 Chisum St.

Sicily Island, La 71368
(318) 389-572

Ferriday Family Health Clinic
100 Serio Blvd.
Ferriday, La 71334
(318) 757-6969

 Hospital District #2  

Iva is a Psyche Nurse Practitioner who is  no stranger to Patients in the MIssLou. She has served in a local hospital for many years and continues to offer her patients expert behavioral care through our Ferriday and Jonesville Clinics. Ever ready to serve, Iva would love to hear from you  if you are in need of  her services.   

Outpatient Behavioral Services 

1820  EE Wallace Blvd. 

Ferriday, La 71334