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Molly A. Martin, MD, MAPP


Pilot Clinical and Translational Studies Program

Pronouns: She/her


Molly Martin, MD, MAPP is a professor of pediatrics, associate director in the Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, and fellow in the Institute for Health Research and Policy at the University of Illinois Chicago.

As director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science's Pilot Grant Program, Dr. Martin brings expertise in the fields of implementation science and behavioral intervention design and testing, especially as they relate to community health workers. She is also active in local and national policy efforts that target health disparities. Her research focuses on community models to improve health.

Dr. Martin has been the principal investigator on multiple NIH-funded projects that test community-based interventions targeting asthma, oral health and COVID-19 in children.  She served on the Board of the Chicago Asthma Consortium and held a position on the Executive Committee for Community Health Worker Section of the American Public Health Association. She currently is a member of the State of Illinois Community Health Worker Advisory Board, which is formalizing community health worker workforce credentialling in Illinois. As a complement to her research, Dr. Martin sees patients in the Mile Square Health Center and participates in resident and student education. Finally, Dr. Martin is the proud, but tired, parent of three teenagers.


Undergraduate: Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Masters: Harris School of Public Policy, Chicago, IL

Pediatrics Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL