Biography

Dr. Holly Holmes is a geriatrician and former pharmacist. She completed a BS in Pharmacy at the University of Texas, Austin, and then received her MD at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). She completed internal medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship at the University of Chicago, where she was subsequently on the geriatrics faculty. She then joined the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and later took a position as a clinical research faculty member at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her research and clinical interest focuses on the appropriate use of medications in older patients, particularly those approaching end of life. Her funded research is in pharmacoepidemiology, evaluating claims data for medication use patterns in older patients. She joined the faculty as Director of the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine in September 2015.

Education

Bachelor Degree
Pharmacy, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Medical Degree
UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois, Chicago
Fellowship
Geriatrics Clinical and Research, University of Chicago, Illinois, Chicago
Master Degree
Epidemiology, UTHealth School of Public Health, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Geriatric Medicine