Dr. Michelle Holm is a Pharmacist Contract Portfolio Manager and an Assistant Professor at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She received her Pharm.D. degree from Creighton University in 2005. Previous to her current position she served in various clinical pharmacist roles including: operating rooms, central pharmacy, and the post-operative surgical floors.
During her tenure at Mayo Clinic she was nominated to serve as the pharmacy director of Global Health followed by serving as the medical director of Global Health Education. Two large, multidisciplinary efforts in Haiti including the Pharmacy Computerized Inventory Program and Phased Educational Approach Method resulted in a long-term research that was published by Dr. Holm and colleagues. The Long-Term Impact of providing Education in Low-Income Countries study was designed for scalability, with a goal of improving sustainability methods currently being utilized in low-income countries.
Dr. Holm is passionate about improving access to affordable medications. She has served on two national organizations: American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the Consortium University of Global Health. She enjoys providing lectures on various healthcare topics at conferences. Serving on committees such as the quality assurance, education, and social committees has provided the opportunity to connect with and relate to healthcare colleagues in various departments within Mayo Clinic as well as across the globe.
Notable awards: Fulbright Specialist Scholarship, Mayo Clinic Humanitarian Award, Velji CUGH Emerging Leader in Global Health Award, and the University of Minnesota Presidential Award.
Dr. Holm is currently enrolled in the Executive Masters in Public Health program at the University of Minnesota, with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration, to further her education.