Camilia R. Martin M.D., M.S. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and the Associate Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Director for Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships in the Division of Translational Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Boston, MA.
Dr. Martin received her M.D. from Cornell University School of Medicine in 1992 and completed her internship and residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital/Northwestern School of Medicine in 1995 where she also served as Chief Pediatric Resident in 1996. Dr. Martin completed her fellowship in Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine at the Harvard Combined Program in Neonatology in 1999. During her fellowship training, she completed a Masters in Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health in 1998.
Dr. Martin’s research interests are focused on neonatal nutrition and its impact on health and disease in the preterm infant. She has participated in multi-site clinical trials serving as the Principal Investigator at BIDMC resulting in publications evaluating growth and long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes in the extremely preterm infant. In 2009, Dr. Martin received a Faculty Fellowship Award from the Program for Faculty Development and Diversity from Harvard Catalyst/Harvard Medical School facilitating her transition from general epidemiology to translational research. Her current research focus is on fat digestion and fatty acid metabolism, postnatal intestinal adaptation, development of local and systemic immune defenses, and regulation of the inflammatory response.