Jon-Erik Holty joined CHP/PCOR in July 2002 to participate in the VA's Ambulatory Care Practice and Research fellowship program. He completed his master's degree in health research and policy at Stanford in 2005 and subsequently completed clinical fellowships at Stanford in pulmonary critical care and sleep mediine. He is currently a staff pulmonologist for the VA Palo Alto Healthcare Sytem, a Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Division at Stanford and a Stanford CPH/PCOR Adjunct Associate.
His previous work focused on using decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis and meta-analysis to study bioterrorism (particularyly inhalational anthrax) and lung-cancer staging. Dr. Holty's current research focuses on healthcare utilization and costs in veterans with sleep complaints, disturbance and disorders.
Dr. Holty's prior research experience includes a summer at Columbia University's Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (1996), where he served as a research trainee under a program of the National Institutes of Health. He also has military experience, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
Dr. Holty received a BS in biochemistry and political science from the University of California-Los Angeles, an MD from Columbia University, an MS in health services research from Stanford, and completed an internal medicine residency, a pulmonary critical care fellowship and sleep medicine fellowship at Stanford.