Christopher Martin

PhD, RN Auburn University College of Nursing

Christopher (Chris) Martin serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Auburn University College of Nursing (AUCON). His career focuses on developing professionalism in undergraduate nursing students while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Dr. Martin serves as Chair of the AUCON Diversity and Inclusion Committee and oversaw the inaugural AUCON Diversity Day. He also acts as the AUCON representative to the Auburn University Senate and the Diversity Leader’s Roundtable. Dr. Martin serves in the uniformed services as an Assistant Nurse Officer in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Reserves.

Dr. Martin’s Macy Faculty Scholars project, Active Community Engagement for Teaching Equity and Collaboration in Healthcare (ACE-TEACH), will develop a blueprint for the use of community engagement as a teaching strategy for advancing equity, diversity, and belonging; enhancing interprofessional education; and exposing underrepresented groups to the field of nursing as a viable career option.

Linda Gibson-Young, PhD, ARNP, MBA, FAANP, Professor and Outreach Coordinator at Auburn University College of Nursing, will serve as Dr. Martin’s mentor.