Program Staff

Program Staff

Tonia D. Thomas serves as the Program Director and Advisor for this program. She is a Louisville native and a graduate of the University of Louisville with a B.S. in Sociology. She has worked for the University of Louisville School of Medicine since March1994.  Her previous positions have been in the Medical School Office of Admissions (1994-1996) and the Office for Minority and Rural Affairs (1996-2008) and the Health Sciences Center Campus Office of Diversity and Inclusion (2008 - present).

Tonia is affiliated with both campuses, Belknap and the Health Sciences Center, and has worked collaboratively with staff, faculty and administrators over the years. She is committed to preparing pre-medical students for the competitive medical school application process and helping them to successfully matriculate into medical school.  She can be reached at 502-852-2712 or tonia.thomas@louisville.edu. Her office is located on the U of L Belknap Campus in Gardiner Hall, College of Arts & Sciences in Suite LL08. (Enter the building from the rear handicap accessible door and go to the door on your left and down the stairs).

Shonna Wagner serves as the Administrative Assistant for this program.  She joined the staff in August 2013.  She is also a part-time student at U of L.  She can be reached ator call 502-852-2879.  She is located in Suite LL08 in Gardiner Hall, College of Arts & Sciences on the U of L Belknap Campus. (Enter the building from the rear handicap accessible door and go to the door on your left and down the stairs).