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Feb 28 2014

Meet the newest additions to the NCMB

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The NCMB welcomed three new physician Board members and one new public member in November. They are: Debra A. Bolick, MD, of Hickory, Timothy E. Lietz of Charlotte, Barbara E. Walker, DO, of Kure Beach and A. Wayne Holloman of Greenville. Each member is appointed to serve for a three year term ending October 31, 2016.

Debra A. Bolick, MD

Dr. Bolick, of Hickory, currently practices adult general psychiatry. She is Acting Section Chief of Outpatient Mental Health for the Hickory and Winston Salem Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCS) and is on the active medical staff of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salisbury. She was in private practice for 17 years prior to joining the VA.

Dr. Bolick earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. She completed an internship and residency training in psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and served as chief resident of UNC’s Psychiatry Outpatient Department. Dr. Bolick is certified in general psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry
and Neurology, completing recertification in 2005. In addition she is certified in geriatric psychiatry, completing recertification in 2006.

Dr. Bolick is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and represents North Carolina on the Assembly of the APA. Dr. Bolick is also an active member of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association (NCPA), serving on its Executive Council. She is a member of numerous other professional organizations, including the North Carolina Medical Society and the Catawba County Medical Society.

Timothy E. Lietz, MD

Dr. Lietz currently practices with Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates in Charlotte and is a member of the practice’s Board of Directors. He is Chairman of the Department
of Emergency Medicine for the Southern Piedmont Region of Novant Health. In addition, he is Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine for Novant’s Matthews Medical Center Emergency Department, where he is also Medical Director.

Dr. Lietz earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University School of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He completed an internship with the Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Internal Medicine and residency training with the same institution’s Department of Emergency Medicine. He served one year as chief resident.

Dr. Lietz is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a member of the North Carolina Medical Board and of the NC Academy of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).


Barbara E. Walker, DO

Dr. Walker is a contracted Family Physician with Southeast Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC). Prior to that, she spent more than 14 years teaching medical students and performing various administrative roles at the Family Medicine Residency Program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, ultimately serving as Program Director of the Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Walker has also held numerous other academic appointments, including an associate professorship in family medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an associate professorship in family medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine—Virginia Campus in Blacksburg, Va.

Dr. Walker has had a distinguished military career spanning more than 20 years in the U.S. Army. She served active duty in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia. She was attached to the 307th Medical Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division and has the distinction of being the first female physician ever to deploy with the 82nd Airborne (and the only grandmother physician with the 82nd Airborne in Desert Shield/Desert Storm). Dr. Walker retired from the U.S. Army in 2006 with the rank of Colonel.

Dr. Walker completed undergraduate studies at Santa Ana College in Santa Ana, Ca., and the University of California at Irvine, where she earned an associate’s degree of Arts/Sciences and a bachelor’s degree in Biological Science, respectively. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California. She had a United States Army Health Profession Scholarship, and began active duty at graduation entering an internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. She completed a residency in Family Practice at Womack Army Community Hospital at Fort Bragg and did a fellowship in Academic Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Walker is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, completing AOBFP recertification in 2013. Over the course of her career, she has been a vocal advocate for the osteopathic medical profession. She has been an active member of the American Osteopathic Association, of which she is currently a trustee, as well as the American Academy of Osteopathy and American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, since 1980.


A. Wayne Holloman

Mr. Holloman currently owns and manages Holloman Properties and Investments in Greenville. Formerly, he owned and operated Holloman Apparel, a business that marketed ladies apparel,
dresses and sportswear across the southeastern United States.

Mr. Holloman earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from East Carolina University. He currently serves on the board of the East Carolina University Foundation, where he serves on the Real Estate and Audit committees. In addition, he is chairman of the Pitt-Greenville Airport Authority, guiding the authority’s recent $10 million expansion.

Mr. Holloman is married to Sherry McKee and they are the proud parents of seven children: three East Carolina University graduates, two University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, graduates, one North Carolina State University graduate and one Pitt County Community College graduate.



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