Education

D.P.H., The University of Alabama at Birmingham; MPH, Emory University; B.A., San Diego State University

Background

Dr. Holsey is a contributing faculty member in the School of Health Sciences at Walden. She has more than 15 years of experience in public health program management. She has planned, implemented, and evaluated health promotion programs for the American Lung Association, Morehouse School of Medicine, Georgia Department of Community Health, and Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital in Atlanta. She currently serves as the section administrator for the Internal Medicine and Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Sections of the National Medical Association. Dr. Holsey also consults as a program evaluator, grant reviewer, trainer, and research investigator for organizations such as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory University, and San Diego State University. She has provided extensive training on the topic of pediatric asthma education and management and has several publications and professional presentations in the areas of asthma management, pediatric asthma, maternal and child health, chronic disease prevention, health disparities research, and health education. Additionally, Dr. Holsey is a certified asthma educator (AE-C) and also founded the nonprofit public health organization, HALO (Healthy Aims for Little Ones), which provides maternal/child health information and resources to families. Most recently, Dr. Holsey published two children’s books about the effect of military deployment on families.