Dr. Martin is an assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, where she is the director of ultrasound training for the residency program. She also serves on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at the university.
Dr. Martin has been a primary author or coauthor of many articles published and accepted in refereed medical publications on topics including influenza infection during pregnancy, maternal and fetal risk associated with assisted reproductive technology, hepatitis B in pregnancy, umbilical cord blood banking, pregnancy and obesity, and cell-free fetal DNA. She currently is involved in research on resident operative delivery training, chorionic villus sampling, and preterm birth.
Graduating summa cum laude from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a bachelor of science degree in biology and a minor in psychology, Dr. Martin received her doctorate of medicine at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She completed her postgraduate training at Emory University in Atlanta with an internship and residency in the department of gynecology and obstetrics, followed by a fellowship in the maternal-fetal medicine division.
Dr. Martin has won numerous honors and awards, including Outstanding Research Proposal by a fellow at Emory University, Excellence in Teaching awards for a fellow for several consecutive years at the university, and a National Faculty Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.*
*This article was updated 2/7/2020.