Gretchen Holmes, Ph.D
Designated Institutional Official
About Gretchen Holmes, Ph.D
Gretchen Holmes currently oversees all medical education, including graduate medical education and clinical research, for Memorial Hospital at Gulfport. As the Designated Institutional Official (DIO), Dr. Holmes has the authority and responsibility for all ACGME-accredited programs sponsored by Memorial Previously, Dr. Holmes served as the GME Director of Research for multiple hospital systems and as the DIO/Director of GME for Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida. Dr. Holmes is an experienced researcher, having published in numerous top-tier journals. She regularly teaches courses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Behavior Change Theory and has served as a national-level patient advocate for the National Cancer Institute for 15 years. Dr. Holmes holds a bachelor of science degree in communication and a master of arts in communication and media ecology from New York University and a Ph.D. in health communication with a graduate certificate in medical behavioral science from the University of Kentucky.