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Kim Higgins, DO

Kim Higgins, DO

PHYSICIAN AND OWNER

Dr. Higgins is a family practitioner with an ever-growing mobile geriatric clinic in North Texas. She has
co-authored multiple articles in the American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Higgins has a special interest in Alzheimer’s/dementia care, hospice, and end-of-life care. She is a TCU alumnus residing in Fort Worth.

Education

Family Medicine Residency, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Dallas
Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth

Licensure

Texas State Medical License

Certifications

Board Certified in Family Medicine
Certificate of Additional Qualification Granted by the American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Certified Hospice Medical Director

Professional Associations

American Academy of Family Physicians
American Geriatrics Society
American Medical Association
American Osteopathic Association
Tarrant County Medical Society
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Geriatrics Society, Treasurer
Texas Medical Association
Texas Medical Directors Association

Christy Jones, RN, FNP-C

Christy Jones, RN, FNP-C

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Christy is a Family Nurse Practitioner who enjoys making house calls serving the geriatric population in the North Texas area. Christy has been a registered critical care nurse for over eight years, specializing in neurology, stroke prevention, and education. Christy enjoys concentrating her medical training to making house calls in assisted living and independent living communities, while providing all services to meet the needs of her patients. Christy lives in Carrollton with her husband of eight years, their two sons Zachary and Caleb, and two Labradors. She enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, exercising and outdoor activities.

Education

Master’s of Science, Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, TX
Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, TX

Licensure

Texas Board of Nursing: Advance Practice Nurse – Family Nurse Practitioner

Certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Family Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
American Stroke Association

Professional Associations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Geriatrics Society
North Texas Nurse Practitioners
Texas Geriatrics Society

Emily Thompson, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

Emily Thompson, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Emily is a board certified Adult-Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner who enjoys making house calls serving the geriatric population in North Texas. Emily has been a registered critical care nurse for 6 years specializing in cardiac intensive care and general health.  Emily enjoys  concentrating her medical training to make house calls in assisted living and independent living communities, to serve the geriatric population. Emily lives in The Colony with her husband of five years, their twin boys, Cameron and Collin, and is welcoming another boy, Connor.  She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. 

Education

Master’s of Science, Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, TX
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Associate of Science, Collin County Community College, Frisco, TX

Licensure

Texas Board of Nursing: Advance Practice Nurse – Nurse Practitioner

Certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Adult Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Board-Certified
Registered Nurse, ACLS/BLS

Professional Associations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
North Texas Nurse Practitioner Association
Texas Geriatrics Society

Lauren Badgett, MSN, NP-C

Lauren Badgett, MSN, NP-C

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Lauren is a Family Nurse Practitioner who enjoys making house calls serving the geriatric population in the North Texas area. Lauren has been a registered nurse for almost eight years. Lauren enjoys concentrating her medical training to making house calls in assisted living and independent living communities.  Lauren worked previously with the Red Cross in San Diego, CA and Guam.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and family – which includes a twin sister!

Education

Master’s of Science, Maryville Univeristy, St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Licensure

Texas Board of Nursing: Advance Practice Nurse – Family Nurse Practitioner

Certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Family Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse, ACLS/BLS
National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)

Professional Associations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Texas Geriatrics Society

Aaron Cain, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

Aaron Cain, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Aaron is a board certified Adult Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner who enjoys concentrating his medical training to make house calls in independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities serving the geriatric population. Aaron has been a registered nurse since 2002 – specializing in critical care with a focus on trauma and cardiology.  Aaron lives in Fort Worth with his spouse and three dogs. He enjoys many outdoor activities, time with his dogs, cooking, and traveling.

Education

Post-Master’s Certificate, Maryville University, St. Louis, MO
Master of Science with a focus on Nursing Education, University of Texas at Tyler, TX
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK

Licensure

Texas Board of Nursing: Advance Practice Registered Nurse – Nurse Practitioner.

Certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Adult Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified
Registered Nurse, Texas
BLS

Professional Associations

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association
Texas Nurse Association