Dr. Erin Holt grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where she participated in basketball, lacrosse and field hockey. These experiences sparked a strong interest in pursuing a career in sports medicine. Erin earned her Bachelor of Science from Penn State University in Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology. Additionally, she completed an Honors Thesis centered around improving community physical activity levels through the messaging on wearable devices. She then went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh.
During her final year of study at Pitt, she completed an internship with the University of Pittsburgh’s men’s football team. Working in a collegiate level athletic training room gave Erin the opportunity to become a part of a multidisciplinary sports medicine team, providing care for high level athletes both on and off the field. She also worked for the Physical Therapy department as a teaching assistant for graduate level courses. Through Erin’s clinical and work experience, she has developed a passion for teaching as well as treating a wide variety of high-level and recreational athletes. Her specific clinical interests include evaluating psychological readiness of return to sport, integrating a cognitive component in ACL rehabilitation, and merging the rehabilitation process with strength and conditioning and sports performance.