Bethany Young Holt, PhD MPH
Dr. Bethany Young Holt is the Director and Co-Founder of the IMPT, the Executive Director of CAMI Health, and a Principal Investigator (PI) at the Public Health Institute.
Dr. Holt’s background is in sexual and reproductive health epidemiology and prevention in the US and in Africa, including multi-level analyses, social determinants of health, microbicide acceptability studies, and market research. As the PI or co-investigator on a range of studies, she has collaborated with multidisciplinary teams of researchers, including clinicians, product developers, socio-behavioral and market researchers, fluid mechanical engineers, as well as advocates and community groups.
As the ED of CAMI Health, Dr. Holt has engineered the first Collective Impact Collaboration that bridges HIV, STI and family planning research and development fields to create a new arena for comprehensive prevention. View articles and research authored by Dr. Holt.
Dr. Holt’s 20 years of work in the areas of reproductive health and HIV/STI prevention in the U.S. and internationally includes traineeships at the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Institute Pasteur in Dakar, Senegal; anthropological field work in the Samoan Islands, and Peace Corps volunteer and relief work with the U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Mauritania, Senegal and Ethiopia.
Dr. Holt has a PhD in Epidemiology and MPH in Maternal and Child Health from UC Berkeley and a BS in Biology from the College of Wooster.