Allison Holt, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Physician Chief of the Behavioral Health Service Line, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Allison Holt

Contact Info

holt0402@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-273-9820

Fax 612-273-9774

Office Address:
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
F282/2A West-B
8393A (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
F282/2A West-B
8393A (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Shelley Slominski

Administrative Email
slomi001@umn.edu

Additional Locations

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Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Physician Chief of the Behavioral Health Service Line, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


MD, Ohio State University

General Psychiatry Residency, University of MN

Child and Adolescent Fellowship, University of MN

BA, Ohio State University

Summary

I received my BA in psychology, and my medical degree from Ohio State University. I completed my General Psychiatry Residency Program (with extra emphasis in addiction and forensic psychiatry), and my Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, here at the University of Minnesota.

I serve as the Physician Chief of the Behavioral Health Service Line, and an Assistant Professor for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. I am a board-certified psychiatrist who has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents and children. I treat depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, substance-related and addictive disorders, attention disorders, trauma and stressor-related disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorders.

While medical expertise and psychopharmacology form the foundation of my treatment, I believe warmth and a sense of compassion are key motivating factors for the success of the people I work with. I help patients understand their options and create appropriate treatment plans that empower them to move toward positive change. I have been awarded “Top Doctor” by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine every year from 2014 to 2021.

I was president of the Minnesota Psychiatric Society 2020-2021, and was also the co-editor of the Minnesota Psychiatric Society's newsletter, Ideas of Reference, from 2010-2019.

Expertise

  • Depressive disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Substance-related and addictive disorders
  • Attention disorders
  • Trauma and stressor-related disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders

Awards & Recognition

Top Doctor by Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2021.

Received the 2006 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award.

Received the 2006 Harold Lawn Award given by the Department of Psychiatry for “Outstanding Resident Teacher”.

Professional Associations

  • American Psychiatric Association 
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 
  • Minnesota Psychiatric Society

Research

Publications

Writer for many articles as co-editor of MPS newsletter

“Obesity – It’s Not That Simple.” The Journal of the Twin Cities Medical Society, Nov/Dec 2010, 20-21.

Clinical

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Child, Adolescent and General Psychiatry

Media

In The News

A new approach to mental health crisis

- EmPATH: Minnesota Medicine, Sep/Oct 2021 Edition