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Catherine Holt

Catherine Holt
Catherine Holt

Title: Coordinator of Clinical Education & Assistant Professor

Office: 309A Loyola

Phone: (610) 647-4400 Ext:

Education:
DHSc, Health Sciences & Exercise Leadership, California University of Pennsylvania
MS, Rehabilitative Science, California University of Pennsylvania
BS, Athletic Training, Duquesne University

BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Holt has been a certified athletic trainer (ATC) since 2003. Prior to joining Immaculata’s Masters of Athletic Training program faculty full time in 2023, she had been an adjunct professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science for 2 years. Additionally, she spent 17 years as an Athletic Trainer at Episcopal Academy (EA) in Newtown Square, PA and 2 years at Lower Merion High School. Dr. Holt’s research interests were largely inspired by what she saw in the clinical field at EA. Ultimately, those interests led her to pursue her doctorate with a research focus on concussion symptom severity and recovery in female athletes.

Selected Publications

Dissertation: Concussion Severity and Recovery in Collegiate Female Athletes Using Synthetic Progestin

Courses Taught

ATP 501: Introduction to Athletic Training
ATP 508: Therapeutic Exercise
ATP 511: Administration of Athletic Training
ATP 551: Clinical I
ATP 552: Clinical II
ATP 554: Clinical IV
ATP 610: Special Topics in Athletic Training

Research Interests

Research interests include the cause of gender differences associated with concussion and role of a female’s natural hormonal fluctuations in concussion recovery,

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