Dr. Jimenez 2014Dr. Shannon Ramsey Jimenez D.O., FACOFP

Dr. Jimenez received her medical degree from Des Moines University in 1996. She completed her training in Garden City Michigan and is board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Dr. Jimenez and has been Goldsboro for over 15 years and has
been an active advocate for her profession. In 2008 she completed a Health Policy Fellowship with an emphasis on workforce development. She is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and has been a delegate for the national society for 13 years and is on the Federal Legislation committee. She is a former president of the North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association and the NC Society of the ACOFP and remains on the board for both organizations. She is also a member of the North Carolina Medical Society and is currently an adjunct professor at Campbell University College of Osteopathic medicine and Program Director for Family Medicine at Sampson Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Jimenez specializes in family medicine including but not limited to prevention, nutrition, diabetes, heart disease and musculoskeletal disorders. She believes in educating patients on their diseases and disorders so that they can more effectively participate in their own care. Dr. Jimenez and her staff utilizes the latest scientific methods available to treat their patients and are up to date on the latest guidelines for wellness and prevention.

_DSC0353Bobby Lowery, MN, FNP-BC

Bobby Lowery joined the GWC family in 20011. With over 27 years combined nursing experience as a family nurse practitioner, health policy advocate and educator, Bobby holds a BSN from East Carolina University, a Masters of Nursing, Emory University School of Nursing. He is PhD candidate in nursing program at East Carolina University. Bobby retired from active duty service with the U.S. Public Health Service after 20 years in various duty stations across the nation including Indian Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Health Service Corps and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He has extensive experience in primary care and enjoys the partnerships and relationships developed with clients and their families to positively impact health. Bobby also serves as the Director of the Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Concentrations at East Carolina University College of Nursing. He lives in Goldsboro with his wife and two children and enjoys jogging, working in his yard, playing guitar and spending time with family.

_DSC0346Dr. Carmack

Dr. Carmack is a native of Hawaii, an army/Vietnam veteran. He went to medical school in Hawaii and did his residency in Virginia. He has a long list of experience and is an associate professor of clinical medicine at ECU and UNC. He has been serving the people of Wayne County since 1997 in private practice and at the hospital. He is still a medical director for Home Health and Hospice and teaches at Campbell University’s new medical school. He has an exceptional reputation and has expertise in managing complicated and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Carmack is also adjunt faculty at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine and teaches on campus one-half day each week.

PicJessica Heath, PA-C

Jessica is a graduate of the Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program at East Carolina University. During her clinical year of study, Jessica gained experience providing healthcare to members of rural populations throughout eastern parts of the state and developed a keen interest in chronic disease management and prevention. She is a lifelong resident of eastern North Carolina and currently resides in Clayton, NC. During her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the beach, and being an active member of her community.

Carmalinda Early, ANP

Carmalinda is a graduate of East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina with a Masters of science in nursing – adult nurse practitioner. She is licensed as a registered nurse with the great state of North Carolina and has been practicing her craft since 1999. Carmalinda brings to Goldsboro Wellness Center a wealth of knowledge and clinical skills in patient care along with her experience as a clinical instructor for East Carolina University and Pitt County schools health science programs. Carmalinda really enjoys the interaction and service that she provides to her community and on her time away from the office she enjoys quilt time with friends and family.

Christa “Martina” Fleming, PA-C

Christa (or Martina her preferred name) is a native of Greenville, North Carolina. Born and raised a pirate, she attained her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish at East Carolina University. Before pursuing her PA degree, she worked as an emergency medical technician with her local EMS department. She went on to further her medical experience by becoming a paramedic which served as an excellence catalyst into PA school. She graduated from Methodist Physician Assistant program with a Masters in Medical Sciences of physician assistant studies. Martina conducted a couple of her clinical experiences as a student with several endocrinologists. In doing so, she discovered a passion for educating patients on nutrition and treating diabetes. She is very active in her local church and frequently attends medical mission trips to underserved countries such as Bolivia and Mexico. In her free time, she enjoys reading a good book, spending time with friends and family, and hanging with her energetic dog.