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Bill M. Grist

Bill M. Grist, American physical therapist. License physical therapist, Texas. Named Therapist of Year, American Business Club, Lubbock, 1982; named to Leadership Lubbock, 1981.


  • Grist, Bill M. was born on October 5, 1946 in Canadian, Texas, United States. Son of John Walter and Charlene (Stovall) Grist.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Texas Tech University, 1970. Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1974.


    • Staff physical therapy Greenville (South Carolina) Hospital System, 1974-1975, Physicians Physical Therapy Service, Birmingham, 1975-1976. Chief physical therapist Highland Hospital, Lubbock, Texas, 1976-1979. Owner, director Rehabilitation Service of Lubbock, since 1979.

    Major achievements

    • License physical therapist, Texas.


    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.


    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.


    Trustee Milam Children's Training Center, Lubock, l986—. Board directors American Heart Association, Lubbock, l985-87. Member advisory board College Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University, l989—.

    Member American Physical Therapy Association (chairman political action committee 1989-1990), Texas Physical Therapy Association (district chairman 1979-1981, co-chairman special interest group 1986-1987, chairman nominating committee 1993-1994), Phi Gamma Delta.



    Golf, bowling, photography, camping.


    • father: John Walter Grist
    • mother: Charlene (Stovall) Grist
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    Born October 5, 1946
    (age 71)