Dr. Alethea Barrino, a graduate of Winston Salem State University, attended medical school at East Carolina University and did her residency in family practice at University of Mississippi Medical Center. As a family practice physician, she enjoys working with hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and women’s health, and always places an emphasis on preventive medicine.
Since age 12, Dr. Barrino has known that she wanted to work with people, serving in a community where she can make a difference in peoples’ lives. Becoming a physician has helped her achieve that dream.
“My approach to patient care is to treat everyone as an individual; no one patient is identical to another,” she says. “Treat every patient like they are your own family member, with patience, compassion and empathy.”
Britney Joyce is a Nurse Practitioner who grew up in the Western area of Rockingham County. After finishing high school, she worked as a certified nursing assistant. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in biology from UNC-Greensboro, then went on to earn a BSRN from Winston Salem State University. Her goal was to become a nurse practitioner. In 2018, she achieved that goal by earning a Masters’ Degree from South University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.
Britney enjoys helping patients manage chronic conditions, treating acute conditions and promoting health with a focus on holistic care. “I have been taught from a young age to go above and beyond for every patient, exceeding their needs and providing quality care,” she says.
UNC Family Practice of Eden is located at 515 Thompson Street, Eden. Phone (336) 627-5178 to make an appointment or to get more information.