Waldron Rejoins NMMC Bariatric Center as Nurse Practitioner
TUPELO, Miss.—North Mississippi Medical Center’s Bariatric Center welcomes Hollie Waldron, AGNP-C, back to the staff as a nurse practitioner.
Waldron was affiliated with the NMMC Bariatric Center as a registered nurse for 13 years. For nine years she took care of patients on the inpatient bariatric unit after they had weight loss surgery at NMMC. For four years she provided pre- and post-surgery education through the Bariatric Clinic and helped maintain the bariatric program’s accreditation. She has been a Certified Bariatric Nurse since 2016 and left the Bariatric Center in 2020 to complete NMMC’s Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship.
Waldron received an associate degree in nursing from Bevill State Community College in Jasper, Ala., in 2006. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus in 2014 and her master’s degree in nursing administration from the University of North Alabama in Florence in 2017. She became certified as an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner in 2019.
Waldron is a member of the Mississippi Nurses Association, Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Nurse Practitioners and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. She is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Stroke Life Support for Hospital/Prehospital Providers and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Waldron lives in Thaxton with her husband, Chris, and children, Hayden and Cohen.
At the NMMC Bariatric Center, she joins Drs. Terry Pinson and Will Cauthen, and nurse practitioner Vivian Rogers. For more information, call (662) 377-SLIM (7546) or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).