Family Nurse Practitioner Mary Nara has 20 years of experience in the medical field and is a known leader among clinicians in the Las Vegas community. She has extensive experience providing high-quality care for senior patients with complex conditions. After volunteering as a candy striper at a local hospital at the age of 16, she knew she wanted to be a nurse. She now works to help patients find and maintain balance in all of the interconnected areas of their lives – emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual – in order to achieve optimum health.Outside of work, Mary enjoys cooking, yoga, and walking with her daughter and their two golden retrievers. She loves all genres of music (except for country and opera) and loves the Las Vegas Golden Knights.Previous to her role with P3 Health Partners she developed and managed a mentoring program for newly hired nurse practitioners and physician assistants for HealthCare Partners of Nevada. She also participated in the executive-level Quality Medical Management Committee and reviewed peer provider charts to ensure accuracy and completeness.She received her Master of Science in nursing from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas and her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio. She is certified in the area of Family Practice from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.