Holly Meyer, PhD

Holly Meyer, PhD

Holly Meyer

Name: Holly Meyer, PhD

Department of Primary Appointment: Dept. of Medicine
Position: USU Staff
Title: Assistant Professor

Email: holly.meyer.ctr@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)



Dr. Holly Meyer is an Assistant Professor of Health Professions Education in the Department of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU). She has a PhD in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching from the University of Texas, San Antonio with an emphasis on Curriculum and Instruction.  Dr. Meyer has a strong background in leadership development, K-12 education and program evaluation.

Research Interests

Dr. Meyer’s research interests include leadership, curriculum development, instructional methods, assessment design, program evaluation and educational theory.


Graduate Courses 
  • MED 555, Theory to Practice II: Instructional Methods, USU
  • MED 605, Health Professions Education Seminar, USU
  • MED 801, Advanced Learning Theories, USU
Undergraduate Courses
  • Methodology for Secondary Mathematics Teachers, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Methodology for 4-8 Mathematics Teachers, University of Texas at San Antonio


  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching, University of Texas - San Antonio (UTSA)
  • M.S., Secondary Mathematics Education, American University
  • B.S., Mathematics, Boston University

Areas of Expertise

  • Instructional design
  • Program evaluation
  • Educational theory
  • Concept mapping
  • Curriculum development
  • Leadership development

Select Publications

  1. Meyer, H., Durning., S., Sklar, D., and Maggio, L., (in press). Making the first cut:  An analysis of Academic Medicine editors’ reasons for not sending manuscripts out for external peer review. Academic Medicine.

  2. Meyer, H., Maggio, L., Artino, A. R. (in press) Tracking the scholarly conversation in health professions education: an introduction to altmetrics. Academic Medicine.

  3. Maggio, L. Meyer, H. & Artino, A. R. (in press). Beyond citation rates: Real-time impact analysis of health professions education research via altmetrics. Academic Medicine. 

  4. Meyer, H., Varpio, L., Gruppen, L., & Sandhu, G. (2016). The Ethics and Etiquette of Research Collaboration. Academic Medicine. 

  5. Meyer, H., Varpio, L., Gruppen, L., & Sandhu, G. (2016). The Ethics and Etiquette of Research Dissemination. Academic Medicine.

  6. Meyer, H., Carline, J., & Durning, S. J. (2016). Ten Tips to Move From" Revisions Needed" to Resubmission. Academic Medicine.