Lisa Werkheiser Rentz, M.D., is a board certified emergency medicine physician and has been the medical director for Novant Health Event Medicine since 2015. She has been practicing at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center since 2007 as a partner with MidAtlantic Emergency Medical Associates. She completed her Emergency Medicine residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. She was a collegiate field hockey player and has continued to be very physically active running, doing yoga and weightlifting. She has been an avid Crossfitter since 2010. Her passion for fitness and nutrition has been fostered by all Charlotte has to offer the fitness community, and she is proud to be part of the healthcare team for Novant Health Charlotte Marathon. She lives in Charlotte with her husband and two young sons.