Nevada Gray, PharmD, RN
Nevada Gray is a Pharmacist and Registered Nurse with a passion for advancing the research, education and implementation of Low Carb and Ketogenic diet options in the treatment of metabolic illness and neurologic conditions. In 2016, after a rare diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome (CES) from a herniated disc that required emergency neurosurgery, Nevada implemented a ketogenic diet after researching the neuromotor and protective benefits available in the literature at that time. Today, in addition to being fully recovered from CES, Nevada was able to successfully lose 92 pounds, put life long polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in remission, and improve asthma & autoimmune symptoms related to Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome (PFAS). Nevada earned dual Bachelor degrees in Biology (minor chemistry) and Nursing from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a Doctorate of Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Building on her science background, Nevada went on to earn certificates in fitness and nutrition from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in personal training, corrective exercise specialist, and nutrition science.
Under the mentorship of pioneers Craig and Maria Emmerich, Nevada also earned a NASM accredited ketogenic diet coach certification. A relentless patient advocate for patients with rare illness, Nevada has been featured in Women’s Health Magazine and is a frequent podcast guest and public speaker at health conferences. In 2020, Nevada joined the Medical Advisory,
Scientific and Review Board at the Cauda Equina Foundation. Recognized by the National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD), the Cauda Equina Foundation is committed to advancing research and improving the quality of life and care for individuals living with cauda equina syndrome.
In 2019, Nevada started The PALEO Pharmacist LLC, a health blog and coaching service to assist clients in the implementation of Low Carb and ketogenic diets. She is also the co-host of the Mind Body Breakthroughs Podcast, a podcast dedicated to bringing listeners the brightest thought leaders in science, health and business each week. A Content Creator and Social Media Strategist, Nevada enjoys creating engaging, educational and applicable content for online business and eCommerce.
In addition to an interest in science and health Nevada has interests in the arts & design, travel, reading & writing, quantum physics, recipe creation and cycling.