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Maija Holsti, M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-1200 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Maija Holsti, MD, MPH completed a BS degree in Psychology from Duke University in 1989. She earned her MD and MPH in Maternal and Child Health from University of North Carolina in 1999. She also attended University of North Carolina for her Residency in Pediatrics in 2002. After residency, she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Utah in 2005. She is board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics.

She is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Primary Children’s Medical Center. She is also the Director of Research Education for the Department of Pediatrics. She is interested and committed to the development of research education for undergraduate, graduate and physicians in training. Dr. Holsti also has clinical and research interests in the area of pediatric seizures treatment at home, by Emergency Medicine Services and in the Emergency Department.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Seizures
  • Child Abuse
  • Closed Head Injuries

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-7450 Williams Building
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Maija Holsti, MD, MPH career as a research and educator began at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Primary Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Holsti started the undergraduate Academic Associate research program within the Department of Pediatrics and currently the Director of Research Education for the Department of Pediatrics. This office oversees the Academic Associate Undergraduate Research Program, the Native American Research Program and the Medical School Research Mentorship Program and several conferences. The Native American program is funded by two grants from The Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.

Her research focus lies in the area of pediatric seizures treatment at home, by Emergency Medicine Services and in the Emergency Department. She has completed several studies at Primary Children’s Medical Center and is currently working on a large multi-centered pediatric seizure treatment study. She has also published a chapter on pediatric seizure treatment.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Primary Children's Medical Center
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Fellow
Residency University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship Save the Children
Maternal and Child Health
Intern
Graduate Training University of North Carolina
Maternal and Child Health
M.P.H.
Professional Medical University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training University of North Carolina
Undergraduate Duke University
Psychology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Holsti M, Kadish HA, Sill BL, Firth SD, Nelson D(2005)Pediatric closed head injuries treated in an observation unit.  Pediatric Emergency Care, 21(10),639-44
  2. Laskey AL, Holsti M, Runyan DK, Socolar R(2004)Occult head trauma in young suspected victims of physical abuse.  Journal of Pediatrics, The, 144(6),719-22

Poster

  1. Holsti M, Wilde N, Donaldson A, Gulley K, Corwin D, Chadwick D, Guenther (2005)Unsubstantiated Child Abuse Evaluations: The Stress on Caretakers  ,

Clinical Trials

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