Tonya is currently teaching in the undergraduate nursing program at Andrews University School of Nursing and working part-time as a family nurse practitioner in urgent care. She started her nursing career in 1996 as a nurse’ aide, an LPN (1998), and as an RN since 1999. She has dedicated herself to quality and compassionate nursing care in settings ranging from home health to the critical care unit. She practiced as a CCRN in the critical care unit from 2004 through 2015, when she completed her training as a family nurse practitioner.
Since 2016, she has been a nationally certified primary care provider in family practice,
occupational health, and currently in urgent care. She has experience precepting RN’s and nurse practitioners. She is currently teaching undergraduate courses and skills at Andrews University School of Nursing.
She credits all of her achievements to the strength and hope she has found in Jesus Christ.