Purpose Point Community Health, New Faith-Based Charitable Health Clinic In Chattanooga, Announces Medical Director And Medical Champion

Friday, July 10, 2020

Purpose Point Community Health, a new faith-based charitable health clinic in the heart of East Chattanooga that will serve uninsured patients, announces Dr. Adrien Strickland,as its medical director and Dr. Candie Richardson as its medical champion. 

Adrien Strickland, M.D. is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Strickland earned her doctorate at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and completed her internship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Strickland completed her residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga where she specialized in internal medicine. Dr. Strickland is a staff hospitalist with CHI Memorial Hospital and has many years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as leadership and administrative activities. Dr. Strickland states that “taking care of patients is a privilege and I’m excited to be able to offer compassionate, holistic, quality care to those most in need.”

Candie Richardson, M.D. is board certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Richardson earned her doctorate at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City and completed an internship at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.  Dr. Richardson completed her residency at Wright State University in Dayton, Oh. Dr. Richardson has practiced in multiple states prior to coming to Chattanooga 10 years ago, and currently works part-time in the CHI Memorial Emergency Department. Dr. Richardson states, “My main job is loving Jesus out loud with my life, and challenging others to do the same.” 

Purpose Point Community Health is an all-inclusive health and wellness center that provides healing and access to care. The purpose of PPCH is to promote the development of healthier communities by providing physical, spiritual and emotional care. The center is a faith-based charitable health clinic that provides primary medical care to adults in Chattanooga/Hamilton County that are uninsured. In addition, the center offers health education activities and support; prayer/spiritual assistance, care coordination, community navigation and referral.

The health clinic is scheduled to open in fall of 2020. For more information, visit PPCH website at www.purpose-point.org or call the clinic at 423-541-5950.



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