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About Ian B.K. Martin
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine
Graduate/Advanced degrees: University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Residency: Emergency Medicine & Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center/Shock Trauma Center
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine (American Board of Emergency Medicine); Internal Medicine/Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
Professional Societies/Leadership positions:
Secretary-Treasurer, Board of Directors, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine SAEM
Member At-Large, Board of Directors, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
Founder and Past-President, SAEM Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA)
Member, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
Member, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
Member, SAEM Global Emergency Medicine Academy
Member, African Federation for Emergency Medicine (AFEM)
Member, Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA)
Academic Achievement Award, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Global Emergency Medicine Academy
Osler Award, University of North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine
Humanitarian Service Award, University of North Carolina Department of Emergency Medicine
Founding President Award, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Global Emergency Medicine Academy
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Fellow, Academy of Educators, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Inductee, Humanism in Medicine Honor Society, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Jacquet G, Hansoti B, Levine A, Martin IBK:Career Paths and Practice Patterns of Global Emergency Medicine Physicians:A Cross-Sectional Survey.The Journal of Emergency Medicine.April 2014.PII: S0736-4679(14)00150-4 doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.01.029. PMID: 24698508.
Hoots B, Klein P, Martin IBK, Leone P, Quinlivan B, Larson J, Young J, Miller M, Gay C:Implementation of a Collaborative HIV Testing Model between an Emergency Department and Infectious Diseases Clinic. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. March 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24675588.
Martin IBK, Levine A, Kayden S, Hauswald M: More than just a hobby: Building an academic career in Global Emergency Medicine. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. March 2014. PII: S0736-4679(13)01450 doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.11.123. PMID: PMID: 24657257.
Klein P, Martin IBK, Quinlivan EB, Gay C, Leone P: Missed Opportunities for Concurrent HIV-STD Testing in an Academic Emergency Department. Public Health Reports. January 2014. 129 Supplement 1:12-20. PMID: 24385644.
- Martin IBK, Devos E, Jordan J, Tupesis J, Malya R, Bentley S, Kapur B: Global Health and Emergency Care: An Undergraduate Medical Education Consensus-Based Research Agenda. Academic Emergency Medicine. December 2013. 20(12):1224-32. PMID: 24341577.
- Tupesis J, Jacquet G, Hilbert S, Pousson A, Khanna K, Ross J, Butteris S, Martin IBK: The Role of Graduate Medical Education in Global Health: Proceedings from the 2013 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference. Academic Emergency Medicine. December 2013. 20(12):1216-23. PMID: 24341576.
- Martin IBK, Jacquet G, Levine A, Douglass K, Pousson A, Dunlop S, Bentley S, Khanna K, Tupesis J: Global Health and Emergency Care: A Post-Graduate Medical Education Consensus-Based Research Agenda. Academic Emergency Medicine. December 2013. 20(12):1233-40. PMID: 24341578.
- Hargarten S, Martin IBK, Hauswald M, Hirshon JM: Global Health and Emergency Care: What do we need to know to address the burden of illness and injury? Academic Emergency Medicine. December 2013. 20(12):1213-15. PMID: 24341575.
- Hansoti B, Weiner S, Martin IBK, Dunlop S, Hayward A, Tupesis J, Becker T, Douglass K: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s Global Emergency Medicine Academy Global Health Elective Code of Conduct. Academic Emergency Medicine. December 2013. 20(12):1319-20. PMID: 24341588.
Little R, Kelso M, Shofer F, Arasaratnam M, Wentworth S, Martin IBK: Epidemiology of episodic, acute care at a sub-urban Tanzanian medical center. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. December 2013. 3(4): 164–171.
Professional interests: Emergency care capacity-building in developing countries; emergency department-based HIV and HCV testing; host response to acute infections; leadership; medical education
Personal interests: Tennis; cycling; traveling; languages; dining and wines
Ian B. K. Martin, M.D., M.B.A., FACEP is Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine in Morgantown, West Virginia. In the School of Medicine at WVU, he holds appointments as Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Martin is also Physician-in-Chief of Emergency Medicine Practices at WVU Medicine.
Dr. Martin earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He earned his Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.) degree from MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Kenan-Flagler Business School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Martin trained in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center/Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland—where he also served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Martin is board-certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and in Internal Medicine/Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Since completing his training, Dr. Martin has maintained a continuous clinical practice in the Emergency Department (ED) and on inpatient General Medicine teaching wards.
Dr. Martin has devoted his academic career to improving the delivery of emergency care internationally—with emphasis on East Africa—through program development, investigative research, and direct clinical care. At Duke University Medical Center, he founded and directed the Duke International Emergency Medicine Fellowship/Global Health Residency Program—a program that continues to train emergency physicians for a career in Global Emergency Medicine. And at UNC School of Medicine, Dr. Martin established and led the thriving Division of Global Health and Emergency Care (within the Department of Emergency Medicine), established and administered the highly competitive UNC Emergency Medicine Global Health and Leadership Program (GHLP), and served as Associate Director of the UNC Office of International Activities, the prestigious Simmons Scholars Career Development Program, and the nationally-recognized Emergency Medicine residency program. As part of his strategy for sustainability in this region, Dr. Martin has developed and administered popular, longitudinal clinical and research rotations for medical students and residents traveling to Kenya and Tanzania.
Dr. Martin’s research interests include optimal models for ED-based HIV and hepatitis C testing, host-response to acute infections, and acute care disease burden epidemiology in East Africa. His research findings, and other Global Health-related initiatives, have culminated in a host of state-of-the-art publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Martin has garnered grant support for his research from federal and state agencies, industry, and academic institutions. Over the years, he has taught and mentored countless learners as well as numerous young faculty. Dr. Martin enjoys a national reputation—frequently presenting at national and international Emergency Medicine conferences.
Recognized for his leadership, Dr. Martin was elected to the Board of Directors of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)—the premier association representing researchers and educators in Emergency Medicine. Recently, he was elected to serve as Secretary-Treasurer on the SAEM Board. Dr. Martin is also the founder and a Past-President of SAEM’s Global Emergency Medicine Academy. Dr. Martin is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Patient Care Information
- Emergency Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine