Carolyn T. Martin

Graduate and ADN-BSN Assistant Director, Associate Professor, PI Wellness WORKs!, RN, FNP, PhD, Appointed: August, 2006

Carolyn T. Martin is an associate professor in the School of Nursing at California State University, Stanislaus. She teaches graduate seminar and practicum as well as undergraduate mental health theory and clinical courses. Dr. Martin joined CSU Stanislaus in 2006 and has directed the graduate nursing program in education, nursing administration, and gerontological nursing since 2008. She served as the chair for Graduate Council and is the PI for the Wellness WORKs! grant. She has a Ph.D. degree from University of California, San Francisco in Physiological Nursing and received her Family Nursing Practitioner license after attending CSU Sonoma. 

Education:

  • 2006 PhD, Physiological Nursing
    University of California, San Francisco
  • 2001 Masters of Science, Nursing
    Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  • 1976 Bachelors of Science, Nursing
    Spalding University, Louisville, KY

Clinical Specialization:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Mental Health (School of Nursing BRN Content Area Expert)
  • Geriatrics (School of Nursing BRN Content Area Expert)

Contact Information

Department: School of Nursing
Building Location: Science 1, see Building # 9
Office Location: S-209E
Phone: (209) 667- 6591
E-mail: cmartin2@csustan.edu

Courses Taught:

  • NURS 5110 - Graduate Practicum in Contemporary Practice
  • NURS 5100 - Graduate Seminar in Contemporary Practice
  • NURS5220 - Seminar in Nursing Education                
  • NURS5230 - Practicum in Nursing Education                                        
  • NURS 3900 - Mental Health Nursing

Research Interest

  • Wellness WORKs! –a Welfare-to-Wellness-to-Work Program
  • Wellness Clinic
  • Health Assessment in Mental Health
  • Wikis in Graduate Education
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Gerontology

Professional Experience:

  • 2011 – Present Associate Professor, CSU Stanislaus School of Nursing
  • 2008 – Present Graduate Assistant Director, CSU Stanislaus School of Nursing
  • 2008 – Present RN-BSN Assistant Director, CSU Stanislaus School of Nursing
  • 2006 – 2011 – Assistant Professor, CSU Stanislaus School of Nursing
  • 2001 – 2006 Family Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Medical Practice, Lodi CA

Research and Publications:

  • Martin, C.T. (2012). Anxiety Case Study and Health Promotion Challenge. In C. Chambers Clark & K. Paraska (Eds.), Health Promotion for Nurses: A Practical Guide. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. 
  • Martin, C. T. (2012), Promoting pedagogical experimentation: Using a wiki in graduate level education. Submitted for publication to Computers Informatics Nursing, June 2012.
  • Martin, C. T., Keswick, J. L., Crayton, D., & LeVeck, P. (2012). Perceptions of self-esteem in a welfare-to-wellness-to-work program. Public Health Nursing, 29(1), 19-26. doi: 10:1111/J.1525-1446.00968.x
  • Martin, C. T. & Hodge, M. (2011). A nursing department faculty mentored research project. Nurse Educator, 36(1), 35-39.
  • Martin, C. T. Culturally based health and illness beliefs and practices across the life span. In M. K. Douglas, & D. F. Pacquiao (Eds.), Core Curriculum for Transcultural Nursing and Health Care. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
  • Martin, C.T. (2010). Culturally based health and illness beliefs and practices across the life span. In M. K. Douglas, & D. F. Pacquiao (Eds.), Core Curriculum for Transcultural Nursing and Health Care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 21(1), 152S-235S.
  • Martin, C. T., Keswick, J. L., & LeVeck, P. (2010). A welfare-to-wellness-to-work program. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 27(3), 146-159.
  • Hodge, M., Martin, C. T., Tavernier, D., Perea-Ryan, M., & Alcala-Van Houten, L. (2008). Integrating simulation across the curriculum. Nurse Educator, 33(5), 210-214. 
  • Martin, C. T., Kayser-Jones, J., Stotts, N. A., & Froelicher, E. S. (2008). Elder’s Views of Health Care Provider Advice on Normal and Low Weight. Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging, 12(1), 45-48.
  • Martin, C. T., & Simmons, S. F.  (2008). Weight gain assistance. In B. J. Ashley, G. B. Ladwig, B. A. Swan, & S. J. Tucker (Eds.), Evidence- Based Nursing Care Guidelines: Medical-Surgical Interventions. (1st ed., pp. 936-943). St. Louis, MI: Mosby Elsevier.
  • Martin, C. T., Kayser-Jones, J., Stotts, N. A., Porter, C., & Froelicher, E. S. (2007). Low Weight Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Clinical Nurse Specialist: Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, 21(4), 203-211.
  • Martin, C. T., Kayser-Jones, J., Stotts, N. A., Porter, C., & Froelicher, E. S (2006). Unintentional Weight Loss and Low Weight in Community-Living Older Adults: A Review of the Literature [1995-2005]. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, 61A(9), 927-934.
  • Martin, C. T., Kayser-Jones, J., Stotts, N. A., Porter, C., & Froelicher, E.S. (2005). Factors contributing to low weight in community-living, older adults. Journal of American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 17(10), 425-431.

Podium Presentations:

  • 2013 - Mental Health Northern Region Summit XIX Cultural Competency and Workforce Development: The Bridge to Health Care Reform (Modesto, CA)
  • 2012 - Leadership in Changing Times –Changes in Nursing Education, Annual Henry and Sylvia Wong Symposium for Nurses Academic and Service Partnerships, (Stockton, CA)
  • 2012 -The School of Nursing Assessment Plan and Accreditation Process, CSU Stanislaus Assessment Spotlight 2012
  • 2011 - Sighting Google Sites: Wikis and Pubic Intellectualism in a Graduate Seminar CSU Stanislaus Instructional Institute Day           
  • 2010 - Wellness WORKs! Research Project, The California University 4th Conference on Community-Based Research Transforming Scholarship: Transforming All Our Live Northern California Regional (Berkeley, CA)
  • 2010 - Faculty Mentored Research, Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference (Glendale, AZ)
  • 2009 - Faculty Mentored Research, California State University, Stanislaus RSCA Week
  • 2009 - Working with Community Partners, California State University, Stanislaus RSCA Week
  • 2008 - Wellness WORKs!, CalWORKs Partnerships Summit (San Francisco, CA)                       
  • 2008 - Collaborative Research, California State University, Stanislaus RSCA Week
  • 2007 - Low Weight in Community Dwelling Older Adults, 39th Biennial Sigma Theta Tau International Convention (Baltimore, MD) and 60th Annual Gerontological Society of America Convention (San Francisco, CA)

Research Support:

  • 2014 – Spring and Fall Semester SU Stanislaus – Wellness WORKs! and Wellness Clinic Research           
  • 2012 – Fall Semester CSU Stanislaus CEGE Center GA Student Position Award, Wellness WORKs! and Wellness Clinic Research
  • 2011 - CSU Stanislaus CEGE Service Learning FACES Team 5-Year Award, Wellness Clinic Research
  • 2011 - CSU Stanislaus RSCA Grant, Wellness WORKs! Research
  • 2011 – Fall Semester CSU Stanislaus CEGE Center GA Student Position, Wellness WORKs! and Wellness Clinic Research
  • 2011 – Summer Semester CSU Stanislaus CEGE Center GA Student Position Award, Wellness WORKs! Research
  • 2011 – Spring Semester CSU Stanislaus CEGE Center GA Student Position Award, Wellness WORKs! Research
  • 2007 - CSU Stanislaus Health & Human Science Summer Research Stipend, Wellness WORKs! Research
  • 2006 – Present – San Joaquin County Mental Health, Wellness WORKs!
  • 2004  - VA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Department of Veterans Affairs, Strategies to Improve Low Weight in Outpatient Elders (declined)
  • 2004 - 2006  National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).1 F31 NR009165-01, Undernutrition in Community Dwelling Older Adults