Speaker, Physician, Author, Non-Profit Leader 

Katrina Nguyen 

Dr. Katrina Nguyen is an award-winning, board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist, founder of a nonprofit to fight childhood obesity, and author of Live to Give.

She was just 14 months old when her family escaped by boat from communist Vietnam in April 1975 after the Fall of Saigon.

She nearly died twice during her journey to freedom and the American Dream. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford. She has shared her expertise via EWTN Global Catholic Network, YMCA podcast, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Her Christian faith drives her to serve others. She established a charity fund with Raymond James and her non-profit’s sponsors include Chick-Fil-A and Panera Bread. Dr. Nguyen lives in Illinois with her husband Marconi. She enjoys being a dog mom, gardening, and traveling.



Non-Profit Leader


 If you ever doubt if the American Dream is still alive, if miracles still happen, if wonderful people are still out there doing amazing things, and if God is still working through seemingly ordinary people, read Live to Give. You’ll enjoy an epic story of overcoming and faithfully moving forward as told by Katrina. And you’ll feel a spark of possibility that much more remains possible in your life.

-John O’Leary
#1 national bestselling author of On Fire

The extraordinary impact that Dr. Katrina Nguyen is making through Faithful-2-Fitness will spread from generation to generation. With good health we don’t just survive, we thrive!

-Wendy Beggs
Group Fitness Instructor
Peak Sports Club & Peak

Fitness Faithful-2-Fitness and Dr. Katrina Nguyen serve Rockford and the surrounding areas tirelessly in order to improve the health and lives of children, families, friends, and communities. The whole lifestyle approach including education, exercise, and hands-on family involvement encourages lifelong healthy changes that are attainable and sustainable.

-Mary Baldauf, MD

Connect With Katrina 706-294-7995 mdkatrina1974@gmail.com www.mycatholicdoctor.com @mdkatrina @mdkatrina1974 @mdkatrina @mdkatrina Physician, Author, Non-Pro˜t Leader Katrina Nguyen

Signature Talks Are you Really Making a Difference in Healthcare? 3 Secrets to Regain Control of Your Career This talk is for you if: You feel like you’re losing control of your career The feeling of joy is disappearing from your patient care You went into healthcare to serve. But now you’re losing your passion to serve Are you Really Making a Difference? 3 Secrets to Regain Control of Your Career This talk will help you discover: The secret to limitless joy and energy – for real! The pathway from burnout to rediscovering passion, purpose, and joy in your vocation How relinquishing control can make you feel con˜dent and powerful Interview Questions Why did you want to be a physician and what is the role of telemedicine in your delivery of healthcare? What impact do you hope your book Live to Give will have on readers? How has the practice of your faith impacted your career? What is the role of mentorship in your life? Burnout is a major issue affecting the healthcare profession. How do you handle stress and maintain passion for your vocation? Featured On: