Tamara Gibson-Alonso, PhD
Tamara Gibson-Alonso, PhD has served as a passionate health educator and promoter in Florida for more than two decades. Having taught science and health to middle and high students in Florida for more than 10 years, Tamara’s philosophy in life is to educate, develop and inspire students and communities to lead healthier lifestyles. She previously served as the health education coordinator for the Florida Department of Education, provided leadership and support for health education statewide, and collaborated on the development and implementation of the State Board of Education (SBOE) Required Instruction Rule that was passed in 2019 (Rule 6A-1.094124). In her current role as a researcher and instructor at the University of North Florida, she continues to educate and promote quality research and practice in health and education.