Grizzell has over 30 years experience in developing, implementing and
evaluating of cost-effective worksite and university wellness programs. His
most recent experience was as a contractor to assist in the development of
programs, analysis and synthesis of program evaluation and training civilian health educators for the US Air Force. Previous
work includes directing Chevron Oil Company’s first employee wellness program,
a Johnson & Johnson site employee wellness program and managing a health
club for Brunswick Corporation. For over 12 years he directed the health
promotion program at Cal Poly
More recently he worked in Washington, DC with the US Air Force Health Promotion Operations, taught at George Washington University's School of Public Health and provided health education for Carmax employees. Currently Jim provides expert consultation services for on development of evidence-based cost-effective
health, prevention and wellness programs to improve employee and student health, reduce health care
costs, and reduce absenteeism, and increase productivity and student academic
performance and success. Additionally, he has taught online and classroom academic courses on health
policy and management, consumer health, stress management and social marketing
for Cal Poly and George Washington University.
has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, master’s degree in exercise
science, and MBA and is 80% through completion of a doctorate in public health. His
certifications include Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) and American College of Sports Medicine Health /
Fitness Specialist (ACSM-HFS). He is a Fellow in the American College Health Association. He was selected as Outstanding Staff and awarded an honorary life membership in the Associated Students, Inc. at Cal Poly Pomona. He was awarded a Gerkin-Neish Scholarship at Loma Linda University.
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