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Glenn Martin, MD, Promoted to Senior Positions in Human Subjects Research

Friday, January 29, 2016   (0 Comments)
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We are pleased to inform you that Glenn Martin, MD, DFAPA, has been promoted to the dual positions of Senior Associate Dean for Human Subjects Research and Executive Director of the Program for the Protection of Human Subjects (PPHS) at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). Dr. Martin was selected for these leadership roles following a national search that confirmed his superlative qualifications.


Dr. Martin’s commitment to the protection of human subjects in research spans decades.  Since July 2015, he has provided outstanding service to Mount Sinai as Interim Executive Director of the PPHS, following eight years as Associate Director of the PPHS and Associate Dean for Research.  Dr. Martin was originally appointed as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) member in 1996, was named Vice Chair of the IRB in 2002 and has chaired various IRB committees since 2006.


A practicing psychiatrist, informatics specialist and administrator, Dr. Martin has been a member of the full-time ISMMS Department of Psychiatry faculty for nearly twenty years.  Much of his work has been done as the Director of Medical Informatics at Elmhurst Hospital Center and Queens Hospital Center, two of our integrated academic affiliates.  Dr. Martin was previously Deputy Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Queens Hospital Center, having also served at that hospital as Assistant Director for Inpatient and Emergency Services, and as Physician-in-Charge for Psychiatry Emergency Services. 


Dr. Martin is a dedicated educator specializing in ethics in clinical research.  He lectures to ISMMS medical and graduate students, psychiatry residents at Elmhurst Hospital Center, and trainees at other institutions.  Dr. Martin also conducts patient privacy and research presentations for the entire ISMMS research community.


Dr. Martin earned his medical degree at the University of Liège in Belgium, and completed his internship and residency at Zucker Hillside Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center.   His many professional society activities include his current role as elected Speaker of the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).  He is also a member of the APA’s Board of Trustees and the Steering Committee for the fifth edition of the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, commonly known as the DSM-5.  Dr. Martin is active in the New York State Department of Health as a member of the Public Health and Health Planning Council and the Behavioral Health Services Advisory Committee. Dr. Martin recently completed service as past president of the New York State Psychiatric Association.  


We congratulate Dr. Martin and look forward to working with him in his new roles.



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