Tameka attended undergraduate school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing in 1997. She earned her Master of Science of Nursing degree at the University of South Florida, with honors in 2010, specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority Incorporated.
Throughout her nursing career she has worked in Heart and Lung Transplant units, Critical Care units, and held management positions as charge nurse and as Assistant Director of Nursing. In 2013 she moved with her family to the University of Florida, Gainesville, where she now assists doctors Kelly D. Foote, Gregory J. A. Murad and Steven N. Roper.
She has been married for 15 years and has three beautiful children. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, outdoor activities and spending time with her family.