Christina Holt, MSN, APRN (BC), ACHPN, OCN. Holt is lead nurse practitioner for the palliative care team at Yale School of Medicine. She began her career as a staff nurse for inpatient gynecology-oncology at Yale-New Haven Health, where she often served as charge nurse. She joined the Yale palliative care team in 2013. She is co-author, with Leslie Blatt, of a chapter in the Core Curriculum for the Hospice & Palliative APRN. She received her undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees from Fairfield University, where she trained as a family nurse practitioner. She holds certifications as an advanced certified hospice and palliative nurse and an oncology certified nurse.