Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute Names Matt Wilson Cardiopulmonary Rehab Manager


Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute has named Matt Wilson cardiopulmonary rehabilitation manager.

In his new role, Wilson will be responsible for the administration, clinical planning, development, staffing and operations of the Baptist cardiopulmonary rehab center while bringing innovations to the program that will increase services provided and improve patient access.

Wilson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with bachelor’s degrees in education with a major in human performance and exercise science and in human environmental sciences with a concentration in nutrition. He earned a master’s in human performance with a clinical cognate from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia where he graduated with high distinction. Wilson is currently pursuing his doctorate in health sciences from Liberty University. He holds a number of professional certifications. Wilson joined Baptist Health Care in 2019 as a cardiac telemetry technician and transferred to the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation team in 2020 where he served as a certified exercise physiologist.

Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care organization based in northwest Florida that is committed to helping people throughout life's journey. The organization is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Baptist continuously strives to be a national leader in quality and service. Baptist Health Care includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine and a large network of primary care and specialty physicians. Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Baptist Health Care ● Baptist Hospital ● Gulf Breeze Hospital ● Jay Hospital ● Baptist Medical Parks Airport, Nine Mile, Navarre and Pace ● Andrews Institute ● Baptist Medical Group ● Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute ● Mayo Clinic Care Network

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