Lucy C. Holmes MD, MPH

Lucy Holmes

Lucy C. Holmes
MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
luholmes@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Holmes' research interest is in pediatric asthma. She also focuses on health services research to develop novel delivery models to children with persistent asthma and who experience health disparities.

Education and Training:

  • MPH, Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • Fellowship, Primary Care Faculty Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (1999)
  • Residency, Pediatrics Chief Resident, University at Buffalo, Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1996)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1995)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1993)
  • MD, Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine (1992)
  • BA, Anthropology/Social Sciences with Honors, Stanford University (1986)
  • BS, Biological Sciences, Stanford University (1986)

Employment:

  • Medical Director, Asthma Clinic, Niagara Street Pediatrics (2014-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2006-present)
  • Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (1996-present)
  • Interim Division Chief, General Pediatrics, UBMD Pediatrics (2012–2013)
  • Medical Director, Hodge Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2005–2013)
  • Director, Continuity Clinic, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1996–2013)
  • Associate Division Chief, General Pediatrics, UBMD Pediatrics (2007–2012)
  • Interim Division Chief, General Pediatrics, UBMD Pediatrics (2006–2007)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1996–2006)
  • Medical Director, Special Needs Clinic, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1999–2004)

Awards and Honors:

  • Buffalo Pediatric Society: Monica B. Helmbrecht, MD Memorial Award (1996)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Outstanding Teaching PL-3 Award (1995)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Housestaff Award for Excellence in Teaching (1995)

Research Expertise:

  • : Pediatric Asthma Health Care Delivery

Research Centers:

  • Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • July 2018–July 2019
    Project ASTHMA - Aligning with Schools to Help Manage Asthma
    University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $49,650
  • January 1994–December 1994
    A Double Blind Study on the Effect of Prednisolone in Bronchiolitis
    University at Buffalo
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $5,000

Journal Articles:


Professional Memberships:

  • Continuity Clinic Director Special Interest Group of Academic Pediatric Society (1997–2013)
  • Academic Pediatric Association (1997–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (1992–present)
  • Christian Medical and Dental Society (1988–present)

Presentations:

  • "Aligning with Schools to Help Manage Asthma (Project ASTHMA)" 2020 Clinical and Translational Research Virtual Colloquium; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "A Pilot School-Based Health Center Intervention to Improve Asthma Chronic Care in High-Poverty Schools" A Virtual Colloquium to Advance Health Equity Research in Buffalo; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "A Randomized Pilot Study to Improve Asthma Care among Poor and Minority Children through School-Based Health Centers" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2020)
  • "Aligning with Schools to Help Manage Asthma (Project ASTHMA)" Clinical and Translational Pilot Studies Colloquium, University at Buffalo (2019)
  • "The Impact of Spirometry Testing on Asthma Classifications when Performed in a Pediatric Primary Care Office" Pediatric Research Conference; University at Buffalo (2019)
  • "The Addition of Spirometry Testing in a Pediatric Primary Care Office Increases Asthma Severity and Control Classification Compared to Clinical History Alone" Association of Asthma Educators Annual Conference (2019)
  • "Quality of Life Measures for Childhood Asthma - How do they Compare with Control Classifications?" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2019)
  • "The Effect of Spirometry Testing on Asthma Severity and Control Classification in a Pediatric Primary Care Office" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Improving Asthma Outcomes through Primary Care: Intervention Programs in the Office and in the Schools" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Age of Onset of Anemia in a Low Income Population" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Comparison of Caregiver Confidence and Knowledge in Asthma Management by Socioeconomic Status" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Prevalence and Severity of Anemia among Children in Low Income Population" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "The Effect of Spirometry Testing on Asthma Disease Classification in a Pediatric Primary Care Office" J. Warren Perry Poster Day, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Are Antibiotics Necessary for Skin Abscesses after Surgical Drainage?" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Prevalence of Anemia in Children and Adolescents in a Rural Community in Haiti" Annual Meeting; American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition (2015)
  • "Retrospective Study on Patients Presenting with Wheezing and Enterovirus D68 Infection" Annual Meeting; American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition (2015)
  • "Comparison of Caregiver Knowledge in Asthma Management Between Inner-City Pediatric Clinics and Allergy Clinic" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Prevalence of Anemia in Inner-City Pediatric Clinics" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Pediatric Asthma Management" Invited Presentation; Visiting Nurses Association of Erie and Niagara County (2015)
  • "Barriers to Healthier Eating Habits Correlate with Body Mass Index" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "High Confidence and Low Caregiver Knowledge in Asthma Management at Inner City Pediatric Clinics" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Parental Perceptions of Child Weight Status When Sequentially Responding as Parent and Provider" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Parental Perceptions to the Use of Electronic Health Records in Resident General Pediatric Clinics" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Younger Parental Age May be a Stronger Predictor for Caregiver Internet Access for Medical Information than Income or Race" Annual Meeting; Pediatrics Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Infant and Child Nutrition" Invited Presentation; Visiting Nurses Association of Erie and Niagara County (2014)
  • "Management of Skin Abscesses: The Buffalo Experience" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Knowledge, Beliefs and Practices Regarding Milk, Juice and Caffeine Intake in Children and Adolescents" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Long Term Occurrence of New Lesions after Surgical Drainage and Antibiotics for Skin Abscesses in Children and Their Household Contacts" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Duration of Antibiotic Use in Skin Abscesses After Surgical Drainage in Pediatric Patients, and Effect on Clinical Resolution and New Lesion Formation" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2012)
  • "Duration of Antibiotic Use in Skin Abscesses After Surgical Drainage in Pediatric Patients, and Effect on Clinical Resolution, Recurrence and Secondary Infection to Household Members" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2011)
  • "Duration of Antibiotic Use in Skin Abscesses after Surgical Drainage in Pediatric Patients, and Effect on Clinical Resolution, Recurrence and Secondary Infection to Household Members" Pediatric Infectious Disease Society Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (2011)
  • "Rickets - A New Old Disease" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2003)
  • "Are Vitamin D Supplements Necessary in Breast-fed Infants?" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (1999)
  • "Rickets: Lurking Around the Corner" Primary Care Research and Development Conference; Michigan State University (1999)
  • "The Effect of Early, Outpatient Intervention with Prednisolone on Clinical Illness and Mediator Release in Bronchiolitis" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (1997)
  • "The Effect of Early, Outpatient Intervention with Prednisolone on Clinical Illness and Mediator Release in Bronchiolitis" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (1997)
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Service Activities:

  • Medical Student Discussion Group, Infant and Child Nutrition; Instructor to Medical Students (2021–present)
  • Pediatric Clerkship Lecture, Assessment and Management of Asthma in a Primary Care Office; Instructor to Medical Students (2020–present)
  • Journal of Asthma (2020–present)
  • Pediatric Academic Societies: Annual Meeting "Asthma"; Moderator (2019)
  • Pediatric Scientific Review Committee (2019–present)
  • ; Research Mentor to Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellow (2018–2021)
  • John R. Oishei Children's Hospital, Antibiotic Stewardship Committee (2018–present)
  • Mobile Medical Clinics with Floating Doctors: Panama; Volunteer (2017)
  • Global Health Education, Department of Family Medicine, Medical Relief Trip with Floating Doctors, Panama; Instructor to Medical Students (2017)
  • American Pediatric Association: CORNET Region III; Chair (2017–present)
  • American Pediatric Association: CORNET Executive Committee; Committee Member (2017–present)
  • Global Health Education, Department of Family Medicine, Medical Relief Trip to Haiti; Instructor to Medical Students and Team Leader (2014–2015)
  • Mobile Medical Clinics: Haiti; Volunteer and Group Leader (2014–2015)
  • Asthma Assessment and Management; Instructor to Pediatric Residents (2014–present)
  • Asthma Coalition of Erie County Workgroup; Member (2013–2018)
  • Asthma Education Workgroup; Member (2013)
  • Pediatric Academic Societies: Annual Meeting Abstracts; Reviewer (2013–present)
  • Mobile Medical Clinics: Haiti; Volunteer (2012)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Patient Centered Medical Home Workgroup; Working Group (2012–2013)
  • Pediatrics (Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics) (2012–present)
  • Annual Lecture on Initial Newborn Exam; Instructor to Pediatric Residents and Medical Students (2011–present)
  • Annual Lecture on Health Supervision and Screening Tests; Instructor to Pediatric Residents and Medical Students (2011–present)
  • Annual Lectures on Immunizations; Instructor to Pediatric Residents and Medical Students (2011–present)
  • Annual Lectures on Infant and Child Nutrition; Instructor to Pediatric Residents and Medical Students (2011–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Medical Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2010–2011)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Physician Strategic Planning Committee; Committee Member (2009–2012)
  • Mobile Medical Clinics: Dominican Republic; Volunteer (2007)
  • University Pediatric Associates; Board of Directors (2006–2007)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Search Committee for Division Chief of General Pediatrics; Committee Member (2006)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Medical Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2006)
  • Annual Lecture: "Rickets: Lurking Around the Corner"; Instructor to Pediatric Residents and Medical Students (2004–2007)
  • ; Research Mentor to Pediatric Residents (1999–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Evaluation Committee; Committee Member (1998–2013)
  • ; Research Mentor to Medical Students (1998–present)
  • Lecture: "Obesity"; Instructor to Pediatric Residents and Medical Students (1997)
  • Limp in the Pediatric Patient, Lecture given 6 times per year; Instructor to Medical Students (1996–2017)
  • Design and Facilitate a 3 year General Pediatric Curriculum for Pediatric Residents (1996–2013)
  • Clinical Practice of Medicine, Teach Newborn Infant Interview and Exam; Instructor to Medical Students (1996–2011)
  • Inpatient Ward Attending; Instructor to Pediatric and Family Medicine Residents, and Medical Students (1996–2002)
  • Preceptor in Pediatric Inpatient Wards; Instructor to Pediatric and Family Medicine Residents, and medical students (1996–present)
  • Preceptor in Outpatient General Pediatric Clinic; Instructor to Pediatric Residents and Medical Students (1996–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Curriculum Committee; Committee Member (1996–2013)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (1996–2013)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Grand Rounds Committee; Committee Member (1996–1997)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Association; President (1994)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
luholmes@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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