Cheryl Holder

Physician, Co-chair of Miami-Dade’s Heat-Health Task Force

Dr. Cheryl Holder is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and a key medical provider leader dedicated to serving underserved populations. As faculty at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Holder's work assesses the impact of social determinants of overall health on health outcomes. Her work addresses diversity in the health professions through pipeline programs. Key among her efforts is her work with HIV and the broader health impact associated with climate change. She serves as cochair of Florida Clinicians for Climate Action, where she works to increase climate literacy and enhance awareness of the impact of climate change on vulnerable populations.



Extreme Heat: The Silent Killer

June 25, 2021
Last week’s heat wave across the western United States busted more records – a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away.  Despite the...