Ms. Tamika Parks
Ms. Tamika Parks is a 2004 graduate of Bethune-Cookman University. Born in Lagrange, Georgia to her mother, Maxine Hall, a certified phlebotomist, and father, David Parks, a business owner, Ms. Parks developed a passion for the medical field by watching her mother take care of her clients.
After deciding to attend the great Bethune-Cookman University, Ms. Parks became involved with the National Council of Negro Women, Student Government, Sigma Theta Tau and many other student organizations. She also majored in nursing and became a peer counselor.
Upon graduation, Ms. Parks started her nursing career as a registered nurse at Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2010, she decided to further her education in the medical field and entered Arkansas State University. In 2012, she received her master's in nursing.
Ms. Parks is currently working in her dream career as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and offers advice to many nursing students in pursuit of their degree to “never give up”.