Kate Martin, MD, MPH, MBA
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education & Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
Dr. Kate Martin is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and an associate professor in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Department of Family and Community Medicine. She previously served as Family Medicine Residency Program Director and Director of Community Engagement for the Kerkorian School of Medicine. She has also held a series of leadership positions with both University Medical Center and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.
In 2016, Dr. Martin received the UNLV Alumna of the Year Award from the Honors College. She is a graduate of University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, performing her family medicine residency with the institution. She completed a Teaching and Learning Fellowship with the USC Keck School of Medicine and a National Institute for Program Director Development (NIPDD) Fellowship with the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors.
Dr. Martin's research focuses on the health and well-being of people with disabilities and their families. She has co-authored a peer-reviewed curriculum 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. She is a Clinical Director for the Special Olympics MedFest, a program that provides free sports physicals for the athletes. Dr. Martin's research team is currently exploring the use of machine learning-based systems to improve communication for individuals with intellectual disabilities.