Brian Martin, Ph.D., MBA
Associate Professor | Director, Graduate Program in Public Health Eastern Virginia Medical School | Old Dominion University
Interim Board Chair

Dr. Martin is Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Programs in Public Health in the School of Health Professions at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS).  He has operational and administrative responsibility for the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, a professional degree offered by EVMS in collaboration with Old Dominion University (ODU).  As an academician, Dr. Martin has taught undergraduate and graduate students, provided service activities, and conducted research in the area of health services administration for over 15 years. His research interests include access to care, financing healthcare services, and healthcare workforce development.

From 2006-2014, Dr. Martin was employed at East Tennessee State University, College of Public Health, where he was a tenured, Associate Professor and MPH Coordinator.  Prior to entering academia, he performed strategic planning and new business development in a large, non-profit, tertiary care hospital.  Dr. Martin earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (1988) and Master of Business Administration (1993) from the University of South Carolina School of Business.  He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research and Administration (1996) from the University of South Carolina School of Public Health.