Bringing the latest in sport-concussion assessment to our community.
Ashley Long, PhD, LAT, ATC
Dr. Ashley Long earned her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Wingate University, Master’s degree in Athletic Training from Ohio University, and doctorate in Exercise Science from the University of Mississippi. She is an ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer (ITAT), with specialized knowledge in neurocognitive testing. Dr. Long serves as a research consultant with Carolinas HealthCare System where she is Principal Investigator on grant-funded scientific research on the effects of cumulative, subconcussive hits to the head on cognitive function in adolescent football players. She has served as an athletic trainer for various levels of competitive athletes, from high school to semi-professional sport. She also has many years of experience in higher education, serving as an Assistant Professor at both small private, and large public institutions in North Carolina. Her experience as a clinician, educator, and researcher provide her the expertise to assess and treat patients with care, knowledge, and compassion. She resides in Mt. Olive with her husband and two sons.
Kevin Talton, MD
Dr. Kevin Talton is the Medical Director of Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center, Inc and Neuro Active, LLC. He is a graduate of East Carolina University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in a joint program involving Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC and Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton, NC. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Talton started his practice at Mt. Olive Family Medicine Center in July 2000. He is team physician for the University of Mt. Olive Athletics Department. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages, from newborn to geriatrics. He has many interests, including sports and aerospace medicine. He also serves his country as a Flight Surgeon with the United States Air Force Reserves. He was elected fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2007. He is actively involved with his 3 boys in scouting, school and church related activities.