After joining the United States Navy, Dr. Jarrod Holmes completed his medical
degree at Duke University School of Medicine and did his Residency in
Internal Medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, where he also
served as Chief of Residents. He completed a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology
with the National Capitol Consortium in Bethesda, Maryland, a combined
program of the National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical
Center. This included time at the Uniformed Services University for the
Health Sciences, working in the Cancer Vaccine Development Lab.
Dr. Holmes is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical
Oncology. He was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians
for his accomplishments in research and academics. He is a member of the
American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology,
and American Association for Cancer Research. During his 11 years in the
Navy, he earned a Navy/Marine Corps Commendation as well as an Army Commendation
among numerous other decorations.
Dr. Holmes has been a collaborating investigator with the Cancer Vaccine
Development Program since 2006. His special area of interest has been
the role of breast cancer vaccines in the prevention of breast cancer
recurrence. He is extensively published and has made numerous presentations
related to his vaccine work. Dr. Holmes, his wife and two children will
reside in Santa Rosa.