GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Martin’s research interests include primary care, oral health, complex care, addiction medicine, chronic pain, diagnostic error, and health disparities. He initiated and has been the principal investigator of a group examining the health effects of the Federal Bureau of Prisons tobacco ban. He is the lead author of publications in the BMJ, JAMA, Lancet, and the American Journal of Public Health.
After four years with the National Health Service Corps in a community health center and federal prison medical center, Dr. Martin’s clinical site has been the Barre Family Health Center, a source of health care for ten rural towns. He is on the faculty for the center’s 12 residents and co-directs the University of Massachusetts’ Rural Health Scholars Program and the UMass Project ECHO for Opioid Use Disorder. He is founding project director of TandemHealth www.tandemhealth.org, a partnership between Consumer Reports and the National Physician Alliance to develop independent electronic resources for training and practicing clinicians as well as patients. In 2013, he was named Preceptor of the Year by the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians.
During 2016-2017, he served as a national preceptor for the Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative and as faculty for the Harvard team. Dr. Martin is a member of the Right Care Alliance Primary Care Council and co-founder of Care that Matters and BetterNotes. His chief professional goal is to redress the Inverse Care Law.
Dr. Martin is a graduate of Williams College, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Medical School, and residency in Family Medicine at Boston University.
Lancet (London, England), April 25, 2016
PLoS medicine, November 17, 2015
JAMA, April 14, 2015
Global advances in health and medicine : improving healthcare outcomes worldwide, March 1, 2015
BMJ (Clinical research ed.), September 14, 2014
The Journal of family practice, May 1, 2014
Journal of addiction medicine, March 1, 2014
JAMA internal medicine, May 13, 2013
BMC pulmonary medicine, October 15, 2012