A native of Savannah Georgia, has been a sonographer for over 9 years. Her first year as an ultrasound clinical preceptor she was awarded “Clinical Preceptor of the Year”. She holds membership with the SDMS and ASRT organizations. Many would say she is outgoing, funny, energetic, self-motivating, compassionate and committed to teaching. After successfully being a contributing author of a recent ultrasound textbook she worked on creating SONONOTES™ Pediatric Sonography Study Guide. She has obtained a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Radiologic Sciences and is currently a PhD candidate in a Radiation Sciences program in Virginia. Yonella enjoys teaching, crafting, traveling, and building her coin collection.