Tonya O'Bryan

Tonya O'Bryan


Heart Health Advocacy


Mississippi State University



Tonya O’Bryan has been working in public health for over 20 years in different capacities while specializing in health communications & sexual health. She is a healing justice-informed Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®), Sexual Health Educator, Pleasure Strategist, and Entrepreneur. Tonya launched her career educating and empowering communities to make informed decisions about their overall health and wellness, committing to help black women be their authentic selves and live and love passionately.

She is a health communication specialist focusing on heart disease and stroke prevention and founder of Health Education Resources & Solutions (HERS), a multidimensional company specializing in sex-positive, trauma-informed sex education with four major focus points:  Pleasure, education, promotion, and research. With HERS, she serves African American communities by helping organizations increase their capacity to do more for the communities they serve. She also helps individuals create brave spaces that allow them to be vulnerable to explore their healing needs while maintaining healthy and safer sexual practices.   

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