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Holder named director of Office for Professional Mental Health

Kelly Holder, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Penn State College of Medicine, was recently named director of the Penn State Health/Penn State College of Medicine Office for Professional Mental Health.

Holder was formerly director of the Office of Student Mental Health and Counseling at the College of Medicine, which became the Office for Professional Mental Health in early 2020.

In her role as director of the expanded office, Dr. Holder is responsible for advancing faculty, physician, resident and student mental health.

She earned her PhD in clinical psychology and master’s degree in psychology from Loma Linda University in California. She received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Oakwood University in Alabama.

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