Areas of Expertise:
- Adult Obesity Management
- Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
- Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
- Epidemiology (Research Review and Analysis)
- Public Health
Tewksbury is a senior research investigator at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the bariatric program manager at the university's health system. Tewksbury is the 2020-2021 President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a former president of the Philadelphia Academy. She is a facilitator for the Commission on Dietetic Registration's certificate of training in obesity interventions for adults and a subject matter expert for its certified specialist in obesity and weight management board examination. Tewksbury graduated from La Salle University, earned a master's degree in public health from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate from Temple University.