A native Texan, Dr. Holcomb graduated at the top of her high school class
in East Texas before attending Texas A&M University, where she graduated
magna cum laude, obtaining degrees in both biology and psychology. Dr.
Holcomb received her M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine on a full scholarship.
She completed her medical internship at The Methodist Hospital in Houston
and her dermatology residency at Baylor. She conducted clinical research
at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson
Cancer Center, Houston, and received the Debra Chester Kalter Award for
Outstanding Student Research in Dermatology. Graduating in the top 10%
of her class, she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor
Society. During medical school, Dr. Holcomb spent two months volunteering
at a leprosy hospital in Nepal. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking,
running, camping, traveling off the beaten path, and scuba diving.