James Holmes, MD, MPH


James F. Holmes, MD, MPH is a Professor and Executive Vice Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and his Master of Public Health from the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Holmes trained in Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident.

His research is focused on the initial evaluation and treatment of injured patients with a particular emphasis on injured children. He has had funding for his research from a variety of federal agencies including the CDC, EMSC and the NIH. He has additionally devoted much of his career to training junior investigators. He is the Director of both the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center’s KL2 Research Training Program and the UC Davis Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship. Finally, he has been very involved in the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and will begin his term as SAEM President at SAEM20.