Meet our Care First Crew at Your Hometown Health Center
What started as a dream between two emergency care providers has grown to become a home for multiple Nurse Practitioners and specialty care providers, expanding the scope of services for our patients to be your Hometown Health Center.
Owner, Kaela Thurman, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Kaela Thurman APRN, FNP-C, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Kaela has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in the Emergency Room, Urgent Care and Primary Care. She has over 10 years of experience in the Emergency Room. She has served as a Nursing Supervisor and Nursing Educator at a Level II Trauma Center.
We've got a top notch team!
Stacy Novick APRN, FNP-C, holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Tech University (Cum Laude) and a Master of Science in Nursing from Angelo State University. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining Care First, Stacy worked as an Emergency Room nurse for 12 years at a local Level II Trauma Center.
Stacy loves empowering her patients through education, enjoys connecting with pediatric patients (and their parents!) and is known for going "above and beyond” to help patients better understand how to take control of their health.
Ashley Clampitt APRN, FNP-C holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Angelo State University and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Ashley had over 5 years of previous experience as an RN, including Labor & Delivery, Orthopedics, and Neurology.
Ashley grew up in Pflugerville and now lives in Round Rock with her husband and two beloved dogs, Nala and Bevo. She is a die-hard Texas Longhorn fan, and enjoys gardening and playing with her dogs! Ashley’s strive for perfection is unmatched, and her care and compassion toward each patient solidifies that. Not only is she caring, but she is committed to a mission of serving others by providing compassionate and individualized care.
Katie Haines APRN, FNP-C obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Magna Cum Laude) and a Master of Science in Nursing from Texas A&M University. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Before becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, she has over 5 years of experience as a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Men’s Health.
Katie lives in Liberty Hill with her husband and two rescue dogs Maverick and Duke. She enjoys traveling, woodworking, and learning new skills/hobbies. Katie believes in taking the time with patients in order to provide comprehensive and individualized care. She is eager to address the current health needs and achieve the long-term health goals of patients in her community.