Kristen E. Holm
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
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  • Family and Mental Health Issues among Individuals with COPD
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Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Couples and family treatment in the context of chronic respiratory diseases.

 

Research Interests

Dr. Holm’s research focuses on social and psychological factors that are related to COPD outcomes. Her research also focuses on the extent to which the relative importance of various social and psychological factors differs for individuals with COPD due to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD).

Current Research:
"The Social Environment, Psychological Distress, and Clinical Outcomes in COPD." PI: K Holm, NHLBI.

Recent Research:
“Illness Perceptions, the Social Environment, and AATD-Associated COPD.” PI: K Holm, Alpha-1 Foundation.
“Illness Perceptions, the Social Environment, and COPD.” PI: K Holm, NHLBI

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Education

Education
University of Minnesota (Twin Cities, MN), PhD
Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO), MS
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC), BA
Fellowship
National Jewish Health, Department of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver, Department of Psychiatry

Professional Memberships

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)

Publications

Plaufcan, M.R., Wamboldt, F.S, & Holm, K.E. (2012). Behavioral and characterological self-blame in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 72, 78-83.

Hoth, K.F., Wamboldt, F.S., Bowler, R., Make, B., & Holm, K.E. (2011). Attributions about cause of illness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 70, 465-472.

Holm, K.E., LaChance, H.R., Bowler, R.P., Make, B.J., & Wamboldt, F.S. (2010). Family factors are associated with psychological distress and smoking status in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. General Hospital Psychiatry, 32, 492-498.

Holm, K.E., Bowler, R.P., Make, B.J., & Wamboldt, F.S. (2009). Family relationship quality is associated with psychological distress, dyspnea, and quality of life in COPD. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 6, 359-368.

Rueter, M.A., Holm, K.E., McGeorge, C.R., & Conger, R.D. (2008). Adolescent suicidal ideation subgroups and their association with suicidal plans and attempts in young adulthood. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 38, 564-575.

Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.270.2115

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

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