Kate Martin is an expert on the health and well-being of people with disabilities and their families. She focuses on medical care for patients with disabilities and has developed public health programs to improve the quality of life for adults with severe cognitive disabilities and their caregivers.
Dr. Martin's research team is currently exploring models of care coordination for adults with intellectual disabilities. She leads the state's first Down Syndrome Program, which is based at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine.
Dr. Martin has co-authored a peer-reviewed curriculum on medical care for patients with disabilities and is the clinical director for the Special Olympics MedFest, a program that provides free sports physicals to assist the athletes.
- M.D., University of Nevada School of Medicine
- M.P.H., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
- M.S., University of Massachusetts-Boston
- M.B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst
- B.S., Biology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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