Dr. Valerie A. Holst
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Dr. Holst is a 3rd year resident in Department of Pathology. More information about the resident program in Department of Pathology is available here. For a list of other residents in the Department of Pathology, please select this link.

Dr. Holst's On-line CV



Office Location:

MUH Room NW-628



Contact Information:

(412) 648-6873


Education and Training:

1994-present: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,
Pittsburgh, PA. AP/CP pathology residency training

1989-1994: The University of Iowa College of Medicine,
Iowa City, IA. M.D. received

1985-1989: The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts,
Iowa City, IA. B.S. with Honors and Highest Distinction in Microbiology



Clinical Interests:

Surgical Pathology
Cytopathology
Dermatopathology

Publications, Lectures, Seminars, etc.:

Holst V, Hughes J, Robinson RA: Confocal Microscopy Use for Accurate Chromosome Counting in Fluorescent in situ Hybridization (FISH) of Paraffin Tissue sections. Platform Presentation at United States and Canadian. Academy of Pathology 1994.

Holst V, Robinson RA: Chromosome 7 Abnormalities in Preneoplastic Squamous Lesions of the Cervix. Poster presentation at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 1994.

Sriyosachati S, Holst V, Christoffersen A, Cox C: Iron Acquisition by Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Poster presentation at American Society for Microbiology annual meeting 1989.

Holst V, Cox C: The Role of Transferrin Hydrolysis in Iron Uptake by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Platform presentation at National Conference on Undergraduate Research 1988.


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