Stephen Martin, MD, EdM

Medical Director, Head of Research, Education & Quality



Dr. Martin serves on faculty of University of Massachusetts Medical School and co-directs its Rural Health Scholars Program; he also co-directs the UMass Project ECHO for opioid use disorder.

For nearly 10 years, Dr. Martin has practiced at Barre Family Health Center, the primary source of healthcare for 10 rural towns in the Northeast. Dr. Martin clinically consults on wound care and Suboxone treatment for opiate dependence.

Dr. Martin served as a National Health Service Corps Scholar from 2005-2009. During this time, he was a medical officer at the Bureau of Prisons’ Federal Medical Center in Massachusetts, caring for patients with end-stage renal, liver, and cardiac disease, complex wounds, trauma, and illness.

Dr. Martin is the lead author of publications in the BMJ, JAMA, Lancet, the American Journal of Public Health, and other peer-reviewed journals.

Education & Training

  • Board Certified, American Board of Addiction Medicine and American Board of Family Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School; MD
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Education; M.Ed.


  1. Martin SA, Chiodo LM, Bosse JD, Wilson A. The Next Stage of Buprenorphine Care for Opioid Use Disorder. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 23. PMID: 30357262
  2. Schiff GD, Martin SA, Eidelman DH, Volk LA, Ruan E, Cassel C, Galanter W, Johnson M, Jutel A, Kroenke K, Lambert BL, Lexchin J, Myers S, Miller A, Mushlin S, Sanders L, Sheikh A. Ten Principles for More Conservative, Care-Full Diagnosis. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 02. PMID: 30285046.
  3. Martin SA, Bosse J, Wilson A, Losikoff P, Chiodo L. Under one roof: identification, evaluation, and treatment of chronic hepatitis C in addiction care. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2018 Apr 25; 13(1):10. PMID: 29690936.
  4. Runyan CN, Hewitt AL, Martin SA, Mullin D. Confronting the new epidemic: Integrated care for opioid use disorders. Fam Syst Health. 2017 Jun; 35(2):248-250. PMID: 28617025.
  5. Martin SA, Simon L. Oral Health and Medicine Integration: Overcoming Historical Artifact to Relieve Suffering. Am J Public Health. 2017 May; 107(S1):S30-S31. PMID: 28661809.