Dr. Carol Holtz, PhD, RN

Professor Emeritus of Nursing

Former employer: Kennesaw State University

Currrently: Chair of Board, Cobb and Douglas Counties Health Department;

Chair, Cobb Community Services Board

Contact Information:

Phone: cell: 678-446-9373

E-mail: choltz@kennesaw.edu; saftacarols@gmail.com

Expertise Areas:

Mexican, Latin American
Phenomenological methodology

Languages spoken, read/write*:

English, Spanish, Hebrew, limited Yiddish

Select Publications:

MCHB: Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health Objective Review Committee Final Summary Statement
Score: 90
Application Number: 160384
State: GA City: Marietta
***Funded for 5 years; $1.25 million for 2019-20, $1 million for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

Chair, Board of Health and one of a team of grant writers for this project
Holtz, C. (2020). Editor. Global Health Care: Issues and Policies. 4th edition. (To be published early 2020). 6 book chapters by author, 24 additional chapters by contributors
Holtz, C. (2018). Zapotec woman with HIV in Oaxaca, Mexico. Global Applications of Culturally Competent Health Care; Guidelines for Practice. Pacquiao, D. and Purnell, L. Associate Editors.

Holtz, C. (2010,2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)  Live audio/video classroom teaching with faculty and students
of University of Cairo, Egypt

Present/Future Directions 

  1. Complete 4th edition of textbook: Global Health Care. Jones and Bartlett
  2. Continue Chair, Cobb and Douglas Counties (GA) Board of Health
  3. Continue Chair, Cobb Community Services Board