Mrs. Holt is a native of New Orleans. She graduated from Touro Infirmary School of Nursing in 1979. Attended UNO and Loyola Universities. She has been employed at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic since 1992 and has worked with patients with sickle cell disease for 21 years. It is her goal to continue to care for and advocate for improved care and treatment of patients with sickle cell disease.