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Maija Holsti

Maija Holsti, MD, MPH

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

  • Primary Children's Hospital

    801-662-1000
  • 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 attended University of North Carolina for her Residency in Pediatrics in 2002. In 2005, she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Utah. She is board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics.

    She is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Primary Children’s Hospital. As of 2019, Dr. Holsti is also the Howard Corneli, M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She serves as the Director of Research Education for the Department of Pediatrics. She is 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 seizure treatment.

    Specialties

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics - Primary
  • 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 attended University of North Carolina for her Residency in Pediatrics in 2002. In 2005, she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Utah. She is board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics.

    She is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Primary Children’s Hospital. As of 2019, Dr. Holsti is also the Howard Corneli, M.D. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She serves as the Director of Research Education for the Department of Pediatrics. She is 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 seizure treatment.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary

    Research interests

    • Seizures
    • Child Abuse
    • Closed Head Injuries

    Education history

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