Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
Degree: Master of Theological Studies
Cancer Coping in African Americans
Spirituality and Health
Spirituality and Cancer Coping
End of Life Issues
Board CertificationInternal Medicine
Cheryl L. Holt1, Lee Caplan2, Victor Blake2, Emily Schulz3, Penny Southward4
1Department of Public and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park; 2Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine; 3Research Consultant, University of Maryland; 4Media. “Development and Validation of Instruments to Assess the Role of Spirituality in Cancer Coping Among African Americans.” Acceptance Pending.
Cheryl L. Holt, PhD, Emily Schulz, PhD, OTR/L, CFLE, Lee Caplan, MD, PhD2, Victor Blake, MD, MTS, Vivian L. Southward, MPPM, Ayanna V. Buckner, MD, MPH. “Measures Of Spirituality And The Cancer Experience Spirituality And The Cancer Experience Among African Americans: Instrument Development And validation based on qualitative research.” Acceptance Pending.
Holt, C.L., Caplan, L., Schulz, E., Blake, V., Southward, P., Buckner, A., & Lawrence, H. “Role of religion in cancer coping among African Americans: A qualitative examination.” Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 27, 248-273, 2009.
Holt, C. L., Caplan, L., Schultz, E., Blake, V., Southward, V. L., & Buckner, A.V. Development and validation of measures of religious involvement and the cancer experience among African Americans., Journal of Health Psychology, 2009, (In Press).
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Honors and Awards2010: Inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians
2005: Physician of the Year Award
2002: Outstanding Contribution to Clinical Services, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta Georgia
2000: Outstanding Contribution to Clinical Services, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta Georgia
Chief Medical Resident, Department of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, Howard University College of Medicine