Christie Martin, PhD, MPH, RN-BC, LHIT-HP, PHN

Assistant Professor
Christie Martin


Office Phone
Office Address

6-192 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States


Assistant Professor


PhD, University of Minnesota
Major: Nursing

MN, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Major: Nursing

MPH, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Major: Community Health Education

BA, Carleton College
Major: Latin American Studies

Licensures and Certifications

Medical-Surgical Nursing Board Certification, ANCC
Leadership in Health Information Technology for Health Professionals Certificate Program (LHIT- HP), University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Registered Nurse, Minnesota Board of Nursing
Public Health Nurse
Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support

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Dr. Martin’s research agenda aims to promote healthy behaviors and prevent chronic diseases through the co-design, implementation, and evaluation of accessible, culturally sensitive digital solutions that empower underserved and underrepresented individuals, families, and communities. She continues to serve casually as a medical-surgical nurse at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and volunteers at the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic as a School of Nursing liaison, preceptor, and community advisory board member. 

Clinical Summary

Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical (gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecology, plastics), Station E31/W35, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Allina Health

Honors and Recognition

Best Dissertation Award Nominee, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 2022

Whole Person Care Series Nominee, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Allina Health, 2018

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Finalist, University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences, 2007

Professional Memberships

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

American Medical Informatics Association 

American Public Health Association

Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau 

International Family Nursing Association

International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 

Midwest Nursing Research Society 

Minnesota Public Health Association 

Society of Behavioral Medicine

The Women’s Health Leadership TRUST


Selected Publications

So, M., Nur, A., Keaveny, S. J., Loftus, J., Martin, C., Mohamed, G., & Sick, B. (2022). Centering community voices: Establishment of a community advisory board at a student-run free clinic. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 33(4), 2032-2041.

Elgersma, K. M., Martin, C. L., Friend, S., Lee, J., Horning, M. L., & Fulkerson, J. A. (2022). Food insecurity and parent feeding practices in urban and rural children aged 7–12 years. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Martin, C. L., McMorris, B. J., Eisenberg, M. E., Sieving, R. E., Porta, C. M., Mathiason, M. A., Espinoza, S. M., Cespedes, Y. A., & Fulkerson, J. A. (2022). Weight status among Minnesota Hispanic or Latino/a youth: An exploration of protective factors. American Journal of Health Promotion: AJHP

Austin, R. R., Martin, C. L., Jones, C. R., Lu, S. C., Jantraporn, R., Nestrasil, I., Martin, K., & Monsen, K. (2022). Translation and validation of the Omaha System into English-language simplified Omaha System terms. KONTACT

Espinoza, S. M., Borowsky, I. W., Eisenberg, M. E., Martin, C. L., & McMorris, B. J. (2022). School matters: Physical activity and school-related factors among adolescent Latinas. Journal of Latinos and Education

Gao, G., Martin, C. L., Wang, M., Byrne, M., & Brettner, J. (2021). Data exploration of social determinants of health, health access and quality in a global health setting. In Nurses and Midwives in the Digital Age (pp. 9-14). (M. Honey et al., Eds.). International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) and IOS Press. 

Talley, K. M., Davis, N. J., Peden-McAlpine, C., Martin, C. L., Weinfurter, E. V., & Wyman, J. F. (2021). Navigating through incontinence: A qualitative systematic review and meta-aggregation of the experiences of family caregivers. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 123, 104062.

Horning, M. L., Hill, T., Martin, C. L., Hassan, A., Petrovskis, A., & Bohen, L. (2020). The East Side Table Make-at-Home Meal-Kit Program is feasible and acceptable: A pilot study. Appetite, 160(1):105087. 

Martin, C. L., Bakker, C. J., Breth, M. S., Gao, G., Lee, K., Lee, M. A., Tiase, V. L., Tunby, L. J., Wyatt, T. H., & Janeway, L. M. (2020). The efficacy of mobile health interventions used to manage acute or chronic pain: A systematic review. Research in Nursing & Health. 

Martin, C. L., Kramer-Kostecka, E. N., Linde, J. A., Friend, S., Zuroski, V. R., & Fulkerson, J. A. (2020). Leveraging interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement secure websites for behavioral research: Applied tutorial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 22(9).

Bjarnadottir, R. I., Martin, C. L., Maganti, S., Hoffman, M., & Monsen, K. A. (2020). Discovering the value of the Omaha System for knowledge representation and data classification: A semantics-powered text mining case study. In SAGE Research Methods Cases: Medicine and Health. SAGE Publications. 

Martin, C., & Janeway, L. (2019). The intersection of mobile health and nursing knowledge: Big data science. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 37(8). 


Selected Presentations

Tiase, V. L., Austin, R. R., Martin, C. L., & Lee, Y. J. (2021, November 3). Leveraging PGHD in clinical workflows: Opportunities and challenges for integration. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, San Diego, CA. 

Martin, C. L., Eisenberg, M. E., Mathiason, M. A., McMorris, B. J., Sieving, R. E., Espinoza, S. M, & Fulkerson, J. A. (2021, October 25). Overweight/obesity among Minnesota Latinx Youth: Exploring family caring and country of origin. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo, Denver, CO. 

Martin, C. L., McMorris, B. J., Mathiason, Eisenberg, M. E., Sieving, R. E., & Fulkerson, J. A. (2021, June 30). Overweight/obesity in Latinx adolescents: Buffering effects of physical activity and family caring. 15th Annual International Family Nursing Association Virtual Conference.

Tiase, V. L., Austin, R. R., Martin, C. L., Masterson Creber, R., & Kitsiou, S. (2019, November 16-20). Harnessing data from mHealth apps: Opportunities and challenges for clinicians & researchers. American Medical Informatics Association 2019 Annual Symposium, Washington, DC. 

Martin, C. L., Beacham, B. L., & Fulkerson, J. A. (2019, August 13-19). Family management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. 14th Annual International Family Nursing Association Conference, Washington, DC. 

Martin, C. L., Järvelä-Reijonen, E., Harris, H., & Fulkerson, J. A. (2019, June 4-7). Food insecurity, socio-demographic characteristics and weight-related outcomes: A multiple country collaboration from members of the ISBNPA society mentorship program. Socio-Economic Inequalities Special Interest Group, International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Prague, Czech Republic.

Monsen, K. A., Maganti, S., Martin, C. L., & Kreitzer, M. J. (2018, June 13). Nursing insights from CaringBridge notes. 2018 Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference Pre-Conference Track 2: Social Media Analytics and Mobile Technology, Minneapolis, MN.

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award: Evaluation of the SCALED (SCaling AcceptabLE cDs) Approach for the Implementation of Interoperable CDS for Venous Thromboembolism Prevention
Co-Principal Investigators: Tignanelli, Christopher J., Melton-Meaux, Genevieve
Sponsoring Organization: HHS, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Award Dates: 2022 – 2025

Award: Learning How Expert Critical Care Nurses Think: An Action Approach
Principal Investigator: Peden-McAlpine, Cynthia
Sponsoring Organization: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Award Dates: 2020 – 2022

Award: Learning How to Think From Expert Nurses: The Power of Practice Narratives
Principal Investigator: Peden-McAlpine, Cynthia
Sponsoring Organization: Minnesota Nurses Association
Award Dates: 2019 – 2023