Merranda Holmes, MD

Co-Director Internal Medicine Global Health Resident Pathway
Medicine and Public Health
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Clinical Pediatrics
Division of Hospital Medicine, General Internal, Dept of Pediatrics
Master Clinical Teacher
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Global Health Topics: Education and Training (Capacity Building), Medical Education, Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), Pediatrics, Global Hospital Medicine and Health Equity in Vulnerable US Hospitalized Populations

Country: Kenya

Merranda Holmes, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and works as a Med-Peds Hospitalist. She graduated with the Dean's Award from Quillen College of Medicine in 2014 and completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 2018. At VUMC, Dr. Holmes is a core hospitalist for the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Care Program, which provides consistent inpatient and outpatient healthcare for medically complex and vulnerable populations. In addition, she serves as Co-Director for the Global Health Pathway for Internal Medicine Residents and teaches with the Vanderbilt Collaborative for Global Health Equity, a multidisciplinary effort for resident global health education. Dr. Holmes spends time abroad teaching Kenyan residents on inpatient wards at Chogoria Hospital annually. She was recently appointed as affiliate faculty with the Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health and also serves as a Master Clinical Teacher for the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She spends the remainder of her time teaching  Pediatric residents at Monroe Carell Children's Hospital on inpatient wards. She is interested in vulnerable populations, health equity, chronic childhood disease, complex transitional medicine, and Adverse Childhood Experiences.