Shillan Holly

Holly Pereira, MD (she/her)

Position: PGY-1

Holly was born and raised in Seekonk, Massachusetts and completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology through the Neuroscience track at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. She then worked as a clinical research coordinator at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston for two years coordinating trials for drugs used in the treatment of retina-related diseases. She obtained her MD from the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts and conducted research evaluating a school-supervised asthma therapy program serving largely Medicaid-insured and racial and ethnic minority children. Holly aspires to become a primary care pediatrician and is interested in chronic illness, improving access to care for underserved populations, and trauma-informed care. Outside of medicine, Holly is an acrobatics, cheer, and tumbling instructor at a local dance studio and enjoys baking, reading mysteries, gameshow television, and cheering on the New England Patriots!