Research Consultant, The Mount Sinai Parenting Center
Dr. Martin’s research focuses on the early cognitive, socioemotional, and self-regulatory development of children in low-income families. She is particularly interested in interventions that improve the quality of children’s home or child care and education environments. She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College and her master’s and doctoral degrees in public health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Before joining The Parenting Center, Dr. Martin served as Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Children and Families at Teachers College, where she supervised master’s students, doctoral students, and post-doctoral fellows as an investigator on multiple studies funded by the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Administration for Children and Families, the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and numerous foundations. She is the author of over 35 publications in peer-reviewed journals.