Tanya Falcone is currently a non-tenure track instructor and coordinator for the Center of Nutrition Outreach in Nutrition and Dietetics at Kent State. She also works as a clinical dietitian at Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities. She is a registered and licensed dietitian who graduated with a certificate in commerce from Champlain College in 2003, as well as a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2006 from Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec. She came to Kent State to earn a master’s degree in nutrition with a coordinated internship in 2009. She has worked as a research associate at Cleveland Clinic, a wellness coach for Nationwide Better Health, and a dietitian at a facility for senior living. She also is pursuing a second master’s degree of education in clinical mental health counseling at Kent State. She participates in a yearly medical mission in Santa Maria De Copan, Honduras with the Central American Medical Outreach Corporation and is published in The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Infertility. Her academic passions included medical nutrition therapy education, social-behavioral characteristics of weight management, and fighting food insecurity in developing countries. Additionally, she is fluent in Italian, French, and English.