- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR Psychiatry
PHD, New York University
Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital
- Dr. Martin is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Clinical Neuropsychology Division in the Department of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Neuropsychology Testing and Evaluation Center and the Adult Psychology Training Program in the Department of Psychiatry. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from New York University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Martin is a founder of the Women's Initiative at Mount Sinai, an interdivisional effort that links programs and practitioners specializing in issues pertaining to women's health. She teaches in the Memory Enhancement Program, a wellness program for older adults, and also maintains a neuropsychological evaluation and psychotherapy practice. Dr. Martin is a neuropsychologist at Mount Sinai's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center's (ADRC) research team, as well as being an accomplished clinician and administrator of neuropsychological clinical services.
As Director of the Neuropsychological Testing and Evaluation Center, she provides neuropsychological assessment for memory disorders and teaches, "Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment in Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry". Dr. Martin conducts and supervises neuropsychological assessments, in addition to teaching and lecturing on the topic of neuropsychological testing and memory and aging. Dr. Martin's research interests include healthy aging in the elderly, Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and women's cognitive changes throughout the lifespan. She receives research support from Mount Sinai's ADRC (Alzheimer's Disease Research Center) and the ADCS Project (Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study Site) on which she is PI for a multi-center 4-year longitudinal study to evaluate home-based methods for Alzheimer's disease prevention research (GCO #91-208(13). Dr. Martin is the center neuropsychologist and co-investigator for a study of deep brain stimulation for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (GCO #09-1479).
Research InterestsMemory and Aging, Neuropsychology of Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias
Kellner C, Martin J, Strain J, Spodek L, Creighton J. Resolution of Amnestic Effects of an Extended Course of Electroconvulsive Therapy. Journal of ECT 2011 September; 27(3): 251-255.
Martin J, Gorenstein M. Normal Cognitive Aging. In: Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric and Clinical Gerontology, Seventh Edition . Philadelphia, PA, Elsevier; 2010. pp170-177.
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Dr. Martin did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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