Kate Martin

Kate Martin, MD, MPH, MBA

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education & Designated Institutional Official (DIO)

Department(s)
Medicine
Mail Code
7220
Phone
702-895-2627
Fax
702-895-1767

Biography

Kate Martin, MD, is a professor of family and community medicine and the associate dean for graduate medical education in the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. She previously served as the 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 the 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 the 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 models of care coordination for adults with intellectual disabilities. She leads a Down syndrome program based at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine.