Marcus L. Martin

Former Vice President & Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity at University of Virginia

Marcus L. Martin

Marcus L. Martin

Former Vice President & Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity at University of Virginia

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Dr. Marcus L. Martin is Professor and past chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia. He held the chair position from July 1996 to December 2006. Dr. Martin’s Emergency Medicine responsibilities included the adult and pediatric emergency departments, chest pain unit, express care, Pegasus air ambulance, the Blue Ridge Poison Center, paramedic training program, emergency medicine residency program and several emergency medicine fellowship programs. During his tenure at the University of Virginia, Dr. Martin served as Assistant Dean, School of Medicine, Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Equity and Associate Vice President for Diversity and Equity. On July 25, 2009, Dr. Martin was appointed Interim Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity and on April 1, 2011 Dr. Martin was appointed Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity. A native of Covington, Virginia, he earned bachelor’s degrees in pulp and paper technology (1970) and chemical engineering (1971) from North Carolina State University and was employed as a production chemical engineer at WESTVACO in Covington, Virginia. A member of the charter class of Eastern Virginia Medical School and the first African American graduate, he earned his medical degree in 1976. He is a founding member of the Board of Visitors of North Carolina State University. Dr. Martin was the first African American to play varsity football at NC State. He was selected as one of “the top 100 most influential black graduates of NC State University”. Dr. Martin serves as the principal investigator of the Virginia- North Carolina Alliance, an NSF- funded Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation(LSAMP) program whose goal is to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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Executive Director at North Carolina State University - William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science

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Executive Director, Human Resources Human Resources at Eastern Virginia Medical School

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Director, News & Publication Marketing & Communications at Eastern Virginia Medical School

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Associate Dean Student Affairs at Eastern Virginia Medical School

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Assistant Dean, Admissions at Eastern Virginia Medical School

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Founder at The Third Mile Group LLC

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Director Emeritus at North Carolina State University - William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science

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Former Senior Advisor at National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

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Director Emeritus at The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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Chancellor at NC State Investment Fund, Inc.

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Former Vice President & Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity at University of Virginia
Education
Medical Degree
Class of 1976

Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) is a public-private medical school in Norfolk, Virginia. Founded by grassroots efforts in the southeastern part of Virginia known as Hampton Roads, EVMS is not affiliated with an undergraduate institution and coordinates training through multiple medical centers in the Hampton Roads region. EVMS campus includes the 555-bed Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the region's only tertiary level 1 trauma medical care facility, and the 212-bed Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, a regional pediatric referral care facility and only stand-alone children's hospital in the state. EVMS is the first institution in the US to have produced a viable fetus through in vitro fertilization. EVMS is most known for its reproductive medicine, simulation/standardized-patient education as well as research in pediatrics, geriatrics, diabetes, and cancer. In addition, EVMS is well known for its leadership in community service and medical missions, as evidenced by faculty and alumni responsible for the founding of Operation Smile, Physicians for Peace, Global Brigades, and CONRAD.

Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering
Class of 1971

North Carolina State University,officially North Carolina State University at Raleigh,is a public, coeducational, research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Commonly known as NC State or simply State, the university is part of the University of North Carolina system and is a land, sea, and space grant institution. The university forms one of the corners of the Research Triangle together with Duke University in Durham and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Career History
Vice President & Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity
Prior

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
1996 - Prior

University of Virginia School of Medicine is a school.

Production Chemical Engineer
Prior

Westvaco Corp. produces paperboard and packaging products for media, pharmaceutical and consumer markets. It also produces coated papers and specialty chemicals. Westvaco is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

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