Holly earned her PhD in Pharmacological and Physiological Science from Saint Louis University. She has over 7 years of scientific research experience in areas including neuroscience, immunology, and molecular biology. Previously, she has worked in informal science education and outreach in underserved communities and has spent multiple years in higher education as a recruiter and an adjunct professor. Holly was inspired to come back to the field of research and joined SME in June 2021 as part of the manuscript writing team. At SME, Holly has prepared and edited manuscripts, performed literature reviews, and serves as a project manager working with clients.