A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [CLOSE]

Ocean Springs Physical Therapist Beth Edmiston Appointed to State Board of Health

August 10, 2021
 
This page has been automatically translated from English. MSDH has not reviewed this translation and is not responsible for any inaccuracies.

JACKSON, Miss. – Elizabeth Edmiston of Ocean Springs, Miss., has been appointed by Governor Reeves to complete the six-year term of Ed Langton on the Mississippi State Board of Health. Langton resigned from the Board earlier this year. Edmiston’s term ends June 30, 2023.

Edmiston received her bachelor of health science degree from the University of Florida in 1999. She has worked in outpatient physical therapy settings for most of her career, and currently owns A Core Solution physical therapy in Ocean Springs.

“I have been in the healthcare field for over 22 years as a physical therapist,” she said. “I knew as a young girl I wanted to work as an advocate and a practitioner to assist people in reaching their highest potential in terms of pain-free movement.”

Edmiston is also a Pilates rehab instructor and an active member of numerous community groups in Ocean Springs including the PTO, High School Football Booster club, First Presbyterian Church, Ocean Springs Athletic Foundation, and a volleyball and basketball coach for the Parks and Leisure Department.

“I am honored to serve on the Board of Health so I can be at the center of helping our state achieve the best it can in terms of the well-being of our citizens. I have a passion for health and wellness, and believe as a Board member I can contribute to our state’s policy making to ensure public health protection,” she said.

State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs, MD, MPH, welcomed Edmiston’s addition to the Board.

“Beth is very dedicated to serving her community, and in this case, her state. We will all benefit from her commitment to the Board of Health,” said Dobbs.

Follow MSDH by e-mail and social media at HealthyMS.com/connect.


Press Contact: MSDH Office of Communications, (601) 576-7667
Note to media: After hours or during emergencies, call 1-866-HLTHY4U (1-866-458-4948)

Last reviewed on Aug 10, 2021
Get COVID-19 e-mail updates daily with our free newsletter: 
Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866-HLTHY4U Contact and information

Facebook Twitter Instagram RSS

Accredited by the national Public Health Accreditation Board