Our Team

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J. Ashley Parker M.D.

Dr. J. Ashley Parker was born in Murfreesboro, NC and then moved to Roanoke Rapids, NC where he was a 1990 graduate of Roanoke Rapids High School.  He went on to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where he received a BS in Chemistry in 1994.  Based on his experiences with small town doctors while growing up in rural Eastern NC and his exposure to sciences and health care in college, Dr. Parker realized his desire to return to Eastern NC to practice Family Medicine.  He attended East Carolina University School of Medicine where he was a NC Rural Health Scholar and an Alpha Omega Alpha Honors graduate in 2000.  After completing his Family Medicine residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA in 2003, Dr. Parker joined Rocky Mount Family Medical Center in Rocky Mount, NC.  He practiced medicine there for 12 1/2 years before going out on his own to open Freedom Family Medicine.  Dr. Ashley Parker met his wife, Dr. Holly Parker, who is a native of Kinston, NC, while they were in medical school together at ECU.  They were married in 2000, and they have 5 children who keep things interesting at home!  Dr. Parker served in the North Carolina Army National Guard for almost 13 years including 2 deployments to Iraq.  He is an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoys hunting deer and duck.  He also enjoys playing or watching almost any sport, and he loves to sing in his church choir.  Most importantly however, Dr. Parker seeks to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ with his entire life.

Holly H. Parker M.D.

Dr. Holly H. Parker was born and reared in Kinston, NC and was a 1991 graduate of Kinston High School.  She attended North Carolina State University on a prestigious Caldwell Scholarship, and received a double major in Chemistry (BA) and Biochemistry (BS) with a minor in French in 1995.  Dr. Parker received her medical training at East Carolina University School of Medicine where she was an Honorary Marshall for the 1998 graduation ceremony and was a 1999 graduate.  Wanting to take care of all ages and all types of medical conditions, she chose to go into Family Medicine and went through residency training at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA.  Upon completion of residency in 2002, Dr. Parker worked for 1 year at the Newport News Health Department while her husband, Dr. Ashley Parker, finished his last year of residency.  She joined Rocky Mount Family Medical Center in Rocky Mount, NC in 2003, and practiced medicine there until joining Dr. Ashley Parker at Freedom Family Medicine in 2016.  Dr. Parker wears many hats as she not only takes care of patients, but she also manages many of the business details for Freedom Family Medicine in addition to managing their home and the schedules for their 5 children!  In her free time, she enjoys working in the garden, taking care of farm animals, exercising, coaching cheerleading, and being involved in church.

Tashauna R. Dickens, RN

Office Manager

Tashauna R. Dickens, RN, grew up near Enfield, NC and is a 1996 graduate of Northwest Halifax High School.  She was a hard worker from her youth.  After high school she went to work at Consolidated Diesel.  Her goal was to become a nurse, so she went back to school and received her Licensed Practical Nurse diploma in 2005 from Nash Community College.  She then worked at Rocky Mount Family Medical Center and Hunter Hill Rehabilitation while taking classes for her Associates Degree in Nursing (RN).  She graduated from that program at Halifax Community College in 2007.  Subsequently, Tashauna worked at Rocky Mount Family Medical Center and Nash General Hospital (Med/Surg, Oncology) as a nurse and at Nash Community College as a Nursing Assistant II Instructor.  Her most recent position was as Staff Development Coordinator at Rocky Mount Rehab.  Believe it or not, she is currently taking classes for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing!  She has been at Freedom Family Medicine from the very beginning and serves as the Office Manager. Tashauna is married to Demetrius Dickens, and they have 4 daughters and 1 grandson. Tashauna enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to movies, doing word search and jig saw puzzles, and going to church.

Misty K. Holt, Phlebotomist

Assistant Office Manager

Misty K. Holt was born in Fayetteville, NC, lived in Rocky Mount for 10 years, and then moved back to Fayetteville where she graduated from Cape Fear High School in 1997. She moved to Rocky Mount again in 1999 and worked in accounting at Inco, Inc., for 4 years. Starting in 2002, Misty worked at Rocky Mount Family Medical Center for 15 years, and quickly discovered her passion for helping people while there. After receiving certification as a Phlebotomist in 2003 and as an EKG technician in 2005, both from Wilson Community College, she served in multiple positions at Family Medical Center including performing phlebotomy in the lab, running the Coumadin Clinic, setting up all the heart monitors, performing all the spirometry (breathing tests), and performing EKGs. She came to Freedom Family Medicine in September 2017 and currently serves as the Assistant Office Manager. Misty has been married to Brandon Holt for 18 years and they have one son. Her hobbies include watching Major League Baseball, spending time with family, and going to the beach for “salt air therapy” and fishing. She is a member of New Life Church where she enjoys teaching the youth group “Epic”.

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