Dr. Toni Hero was born and raised in Central Point, Oregon. She received her Medical Degree from Des Moines University/College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Hero is Board Certified in Family Practice Medicine. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at Western University Health Sciences. Dr. Hero and her husband, Daniel, have one son, Devin, who despite having a spinal cord injury in 2006 and being wheelchair bound, is attending Oregon State University’s Engineering program. This has led to an interest in caring for patients with spinal cord injuries. Dr. Hero also has a special interest in women’s health issues and diabetes. Dr. Hero was a welcomed addition to Roberts Street Clinic as of July of 2004.