“I am focused on patient-centered care and education; realizing that every patient is different and should be treated as such. I believe that patient care and education should be proactive and not reactive and that education is the best medicine.”

Board Certification

  • Physician Assistant

Areas of Expertise

  • Preventative Medicine
  • Women’s Health


Graduate School

University of Detroit Mercy
M.S. Physician Assistant Sciences
Detroit, MI

Undergraduate School

East Carolina University
Exercise Physiology
Greenville, NC

Professional Associations

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Personal Interests

In her spare time, Candace enjoys traveling and reading; she is a self-described “foodie.”


Candace is originally from La Grange, North Carolina. She attended East Carolina University where she received undergraduate training in Exercise Physiology. She later attended University of Detroit Mercy where she earned her MS in Physician Assistant Sciences. She has been a Physician Assistant for 8 years and has experience in internal medicine, emergency medicine and urgent care. She holds a certification from NCCPA. She is also currently training to become a Certified Diabetes Educator.

She is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants as well as Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She volunteers her time with the Distinguished Young Women Program and is a member of the LaGrange Frink Alumni Association.

Candace is a compassionate and enthusiastic provider and works closely with Dr. Watkins and Dr. Luster to provide exceptional care. She has special interest in women’s health and preventative care.