For more than a decade, Louise Gentry has served as a Wellness Nurse at Peak Health, P.A. In this position she works directly with individuals participating in the company’s corporate wellness program, offering advice and instruction about self-responsibility and health behaviors. She meets with patients directly and offers counseling over the phone, helping people develop and implement healthier habits. When meeting with patients in person, Louise Gentry often performs biometric tests in order to explain various health risks the individual might face. Louise Gentry has worked in several other nursing positions. In 2010, she acted as an Aesthetic Nurse for SONA Medical Spa, where she performed laser hair removals, skin resurfacing, cosmetic injections, body contouring, and skin tightening. In addition, she maintained complete documentation for all patients and conducted skin analyses prior to treatment. Louise Gentry has also functioned as a nurse and asthma educator with Gentiva Health Services. As an asthma educator, she worked directly with individuals and patients affected by chronic respiratory diseases, answering any questions they might have and addressing concerns. Louise Gentry studied at East Carolina University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Pre-K Education, with a minor in Social Work. In addition, she holds an Associate degree in Nursing from Wytheville Community College in Virginia. Outside of work, Louise Gentry enjoys spending as much time as possible in the water, whether swimming, jet-skiing, or just fishing. One of her favorite pastimes involves stand-up paddleboarding in the Gulf of Mexico, where she can often see manatees in their natural habitat.
Swimming, Water Sports
Jan 2000 - Present
Health Promotion/Disease Management Company
Work autonomously counseling and educating clients participating in a corporate wellness program throughout the south-eastern United States, and Texas
Present company information to prospective business clients
Promote self-responsibility for behavioral change using motivational interviewing techniques in telephone and face-to-face assessments