Family Nurse Practitioner, Cancer Screening

Tonya Linthacum, FNP


Address: 600 Medical Park Drive Mexico, MO 65265

Phone: 573-581-8500

Certified By: Am Nurses Credentials Center/Nurse Practitioners

Medical Interests: Cancer prevention and screening, Family medicine for ages 18 and up, Lung cancer screening


Tonya Linthacum, FNP-BC, completed her undergraduate studies at Northeast Missouri State University, in Kirksville, Missouri and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

She is a member of many professional organizations and societies including the Missouri Coalition of Nurses in Advanced Practice, Oncology Nurses Society, American Society of Cancer Control and Prevention, and the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates.

Her professional interests include preventative health and she is very passionate about assisting patients in being more proactive with their health needs. She also enjoys and feels privileged to work with agencies in order to increase knowledge and decrease the impact of cancer at the community and state levels whether that be at a local church, women’s group, or offering her expertise to the state cancer consortium.

Additionally, Tonya enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage boys. She is an Mizzou Football fan, enjoys spending time outdoors and camping, as well as watching her boys ride dirt bikes and participate in marching band.