Dr. Holmes is a trained anatomist and evolutionary biologist. Her research focuses on feeding behavior adaptations in primate cranial and muscular morphology. Dr. Holmes' most recent research, grant funding and publications have focused specifically on muscle fiber phenotypes in primate chewing muscles. Dr. Holmes is the Course Director and main instructor for the Physician Assistant Gross Anatomy Course and Lab. She also co-coordinates the PA Practice and the Health Systems course, pulling on her anthropological background to organize learning on health disparities. As an educator, she is passionate about making the learning environment and academia at large equitable and inclusive for her students and colleagues.
Current Appointments & Affiliations
Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health · 2021 - Present Family Medicine and Community Health, Physician Assistant Program, Family Medicine and Community Health
Education, Training & Certifications
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine · 2015 Ph.D.