Nursing has played an important role in Angie Gray’s life. Now she will be able to share that passion with a a national audience, courtesy of “The Dr. Oz Show.”
Gray and Dr. Oz will co-host “Future of Nursing” segments on the popular talk show October through December 2018. Gray, and her long-time product partner, USANA Health Sciences, is partnering with Dr. Oz in awarding a $10,000 Nursing School Tuition Prize to a lucky winner.
“Nurses are so crucial in helping to treat, comfort, and educate patients, and so much – they are often the unsung heroes of healthcare. In partnership with USANA, Dr. Oz wants to celebrate nurses and their future in this most important profession,” said a representative for The Dr. Oz Show.
“Angie was the first person we thought of to be on Dr. Oz’s show. Not only is she a leader in our company, she is a trainer, speaker and advocate nationally. She is a perfect fit to represent all the women and men who have devoted their lives to service of others,” said Nick Petersen, Manager of Brand and Marketing Content at USANA Health Sciences.
Gray, comes from a nursing background, and has been a leader in the wellness industry and prevention education for 23 years.
“My experience as a nurse has been life changing. Caring for and advocating for people in their time of challenge or suffering is an honor. It’s the inspiration for all I do now. I am passionate about helping others towards getting the most out of life!” said Gray, who has expanded her health and wellness practice to include “Relationship Health” training for business and individuals.
“I grew up watching my mom be a nurse and make such an incredible positive impact on the lives of her patients and their families. Now, four of our seven children are all in the wellness field, our oldest a nurse of 12 years,” said Gray.
Nursing students may enter the contest, which ends November 15, 2018. One winner will be awarded $10,000 toward nursing school tuition. To enter, submit an essay online at https://www.doctoroz.com/future-nursing-essay-contest, 400 words or fewer, telling Dr. Oz what inspired you to become a nurse and what the job means to you, along with a brief video and a photo. The winner will be announced in January.