Tonya is associate director for clinical services and a registered dietitian and nutrition specialist at the Weight Management Center. Tonya graduated from Purdue University with a BS in dietetics. She completed her dietetic internship at Viterbo University and earned a master's degree in public health from Walden University. Tonya has been certified through the American Dietetic Association in adult weight management and has been board certificationed as a specialist in obesity and weight management. Tonya was recently recognized by the South Carolina Dietetic Association as the Young Dietitian of the Year for 2010.