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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address ACC 300 Zip 0000
Phone  (205) 638-9688
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Undergraduate  Carson-Newman College    1999  Bachelor of Science 
Medical School  Wayne State University School of Medicine    2003  M.D. 
Fellowship  Cincinnati Children's Hospital    2008  M.D. 
Residency  University of Cincinnati    2010  M.D. 
Fellowship  Vanderbilt University Children's Hospital    2012  M.D. 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support  2010 
Advanced Trauma Life Support  2010 
American Board of Surgery  2010 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Surgery   Surgery - Pediatric Associate Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Colin A. Martin, M.D., joined the faculty of UAB Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery in 2012. Dr. Martin received his post-doctoral training at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Vanderbilt University Children’s Hospital. During his years of training Dr. Martin received numerous awards and recognition as a scholar, teacher and researcher. He currently is funded with two research grant awards—the A.A.S. Joel J. Roslyn Faculty Research Award and the Kaul Pediatric Research Institute Award for his work on the role of AhR signaling in immune modulated intestinal injury in neonates. Dr. Martin has also studied and spoke about a variety of pediatric injury related topics including; racial disparities in head injury mortality following child abuse, and racial disparities in firearm injuries.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American College of Surgeons     
Association for Academic Surgery      
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons     

Research/Clinical Interest
The Role of AhR Signaling in immune modulated intestinal injury and repair in the neonate
Pediatric Gastrointestinal surgery, neonatal surgery, and thoracic surgery

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Falcone RA Jr, Martin C, Brown RL, Garcia VF. Despite overall low pediatric
head injury mortality, disparities exist between races. J Pediatr Surg. 2008
Oct;43(10):1858-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.01.058. PubMed PMID: 18926221 
Martin CA, Unni P, Landman MP, Feurer ID, McMaster A, Dabrowiak M, Morrow SE,
Lovvorn HN 3rd. Race disparities in firearm injuries and outcomes among Tennessee
children. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jun;47(6):1196-203. doi:
10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.03.029. PubMed PMID: 22703793 
Rangel SJ, Martin CA, Brown RL, Garcia VF, Falcone RA Jr. Alarming trends in
the improper use of motor vehicle restraints in children: implications for public
policy and the development of race-based strategies for improving compliance. J
Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jan;43(1):200-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2007.09.045. PubMed
PMID: 18206483 
Martin CA, Perrone EE, Longshore SW, Toste P, Bitter K, Nair R, Guo J, Erwin
CR, Warner BW. Intestinal resection induces angiogenesis within adapting
intestinal villi. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jun;44(6):1077-82; discussion 1083. doi:
10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2009.02.036. PubMed PMID: 19524720; PubMed Central PMCID:
Martin CA, Bernabe KQ, Taylor JA, Nair R, Paul RJ, Guo J, Erwin CR, Warner BW.
Resection-induced intestinal adaptation and the role of enteric smooth muscle. J
Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jun;43(6):1011-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.02.015. PubMed
PMID: 18558175