Vandiver Named NMMC-West Point Director of Wellness
WEST POINT, Miss.—North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point has named Grant Vandiver as Director of Wellness.
A graduate of Booneville High School, Vandiver earned an associate degree in pre-physical therapy from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. He completed his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology/clinical exercise physiology from Mississippi State University in Starkville in December 2015. He earned a master’s degree in health promotion from MSU this May.
Vandiver is a Certified Wellness Practitioner, Certified Health Education Specialist, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and Certified Spin Instructor. He is also certified in Basic Life Support.
During his time at MSU, Vandiver interned with The Family Clinic in Starkville. He also worked as a graduate assistant with the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex, assisting with the equipment room and football program. He completed a 150-hour Health and Wellness Coaching Practicum with the Longest Student Health Center at MSU. He previously worked at the Burgess Activity Center at NEMCC and as a physical therapy technician at Oktibbeha County Hospital. He also volunteered each Friday one semester teaching students about the importance of healthy eating through the Emerson Family School Fresh Start Program in Starkville.
He is married to the former Katelyn Jordan of Louisville. The Vandivers attend Pinelake Church in Starkville. He enjoys living a healthy lifestyle, attending MSU sporting events and supporting the Bulldogs, hunting, playing golf, grilling, and enjoying time with family and friends.
For more information about the NMMC-West Point Wellness Center, call (662) 495-WELL (9355) or visit www.nmhs.net/west-point-wellness-center.