Grant Stimes grew up in Geneseo, Illinois. After graduating high school, Grant attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa where he earned his Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters of Public Administration in May 2017. Grant then moved to Iowa City where he completed his Postgraduate (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in June 2018. After completion of that program, Grant completed his PGY2 residency in Infectious Diseases through the University of Connecticut and Connecticut Children's Medical Center in 2019. Since 2019, Grant has lived in Houston, Texas and is an Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Texas Children's Hospital. Grant was initiated into the Psi Chapter of Phi Delta Chi in December 2011. While in pharmacy school, he served as Worthy Prelate and Worthy Alumni Liaison. Grant has served as Midwest Regional Director for Alumni Affairs since 2017. Grant also has facilitated at regional and national meetings as well as served on several national committees. Grant enjoys playing board/video games with friends, cooking, playing volleyball, and getting to the know craft brewery scene in Houston in his free time (pre-pandemic).