Dr. Martin has over 30 years of healthcare and health policy leadership experience in both military and private sector settings. Serving initially in US Army Reserve then transferring to the US Air Force Reserve, her capstone assignment for this 20-year plus career was an 8-year active duty assignment at the US Air Force Pentagon reporting directly to the Chief, Air Force Reserve. Col Martin also commanded two Aeromedical-Evacuation squadrons and served as a senior health policy analyst for the Air Force Reserve. Dr. Martin also served in leadership roles in the private sector as the Dean of the School of Nursing for both University of Tampa and the University of South Carolina-Upstate. A polished communicator, she served as a mediator for the VA in VISN 8 for 3 years as well as an administrative investigator. She is a member of a research team at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston SC and has co-authored a number of papers based on their sentinel findings about inter-professional issues in the clinical setting.

Known for her decision-making, problem solving ability and her ability to teach others how to acquire and refine those skills, has earned her a reputation in managing diverse workforces. Today’s workforce must collaborate closely as they deal with rapid changing environments and each other. Dr. Martin has the unique ability to rapidly assess and respond to complex role conflict issues as well as enable teams to provide the best response to each other. Clarifying and enabling bright, independent thinkers to operate effectively within the boundaries of highly regulated, collective bargaining settings is one of her most effective skills. Below are highlights of some of her areas of expertise.


  • Master facilitator, evaluator, investigator, negotiator/mediator
  • Executive Coaching
  • Inter-professional cooperation and collaboration
  • Collaborative responsibilities of each team member
  • Organizational development
  • Effect change agent
  • Lateral Violence and Disruptive Behavior management