Aliza Holtz, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biology

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  • Campus:
    Lander College for Women / The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School, Lander College of Arts & Sciences, NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Studies
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Ph.D., Boston University, 1980

B.A., Brandeis University, 1973.

Area(s) of Expertise

Reproductive endocrinology

Scientific and medical writing and communication

Scientific information literacy

Various aspects of nutrition


Scientific Information Literacy

Academic and Professional Honors

Judge, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society,  Northeastern Research Symposium, 2011

Consultant, Mensa Process projects, 2010.

Professional Service

Scientific Information Advisor,  Scientific Director, Medical Writer, Biomedical Consultant, Publications Planner, Workshop Leader, and other positions at various pharmaceutical and medical device companies and their agencies.

Regular Courses Taught

Principles of Biology II  (Lecture + Lab)

Microbiology  (Lecture + Lab)

Nutrition and Human Development (for Non-Science Majors)

Reproductive Endocrinology

Research Topics in Biology

Nutrition (for Science Majors)

Women’s Health

The Human Body


Holtz, A.  “Considerable Risk of Cardiovascular Events May Linger Despite Achieving Target LDL Cholesterol Levels with Statins in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome.  LDL Particle Concentration More Closely Related to Risk of Cardiovascular Events than is LDL Cholesterol.” Diabetes Health.  July 29, 2009. Available at url: Accessed on August 1, 2009.

Hirsh F, Berlin SJ, Holtz A.  Transdermal Oxygen Delivery to Diabetic Wounds: A Report of 6 Cases.  Advances in Skin and Wound Care 2009; 22 (1):20-24.

Goldsmith SJ, Holtz A: Moving Beyond Traditional Techniques: Peptide Receptor Imaging Helpful Adjunct in Lung Cancer. ADVANCE for Managers of Respiratory Care, February 2002.

Stokes PE., Holtz A.  Fluoxetine Tenth Anniversary Update: The Progress Continues. Clinical Therapeutics 19:1135-1250, 1997.

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Photography, writing, public speaking