Kathleen D. Martin
MSN, RN, Trauma System Consultant, Narberth, Pennsylvania, USA
Kathleen is a Trauma System Consultant developing trauma centers and trauma systems globally and has 45 years’ experience. She served as Senior Director of Trauma Services, UCHealth, Colorado, leading 4 trauma centers. She served as the Trauma Nurse Director at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, the first trauma center verified by the ACS outside the USA. Preceding that, she was the CEO of Martin Trauma Associates where she mentored trauma center staff nationally and internationally. She was the Trauma Program Manager at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Kathleen served as a member of the Board of Directors of Society of Trauma Nurses for 19 years, was 2000-2001 President, charter developer of the TOPIC course, former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Trauma Nursing and an ATCN and TOPIC Instructor. She is an associate member of the ACS and appointed to the ACS Trauma Systems Committee. Kathleen serves on the Board of Directors, American Trauma Society, chairs their Nurse Leadership Council and teaches their Trauma Program Manager Course. Kathleen has mentored trauma professionals, developed far-reaching trauma PI processes, presented multiple webinars, has >50 publications and presents trauma education globally for colleagues in Europe, Middle East, South America and Australasia.