Emily E.B. Holt, DO, MPH

Family physician, St. Thomas Community Health Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Dr. Holt is a board-certified family physician who works with an underserved, largely Spanish-speaking patient population at the St. Thomas Community Health Center, one of six federally qualified health center (FQHC) sites that St. Thomas maintains in New Orleans. She earned a medical degree from the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg and completed a family medicine residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, where she received the residency program’s advocacy award. She earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in epidemiology and maternal and child health from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. Following this training, she completed a yearlong health policy fellowship with the Wounded Warrior Project in Washington, DC. The analysis she performed with her colleagues was a basis for U.S. Public Law 111-163. In addition, she served on the Public Health Commission of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians.