Thomas Martin, PhD, SHIMSS

Thomas Martin, PhD, SHIMSS currently serves as an assistant professor for Saint Joseph's University within the Department of Health Services.  He holds a doctorate in Public Policy in addition to a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Delaware and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Cleveland State University. 

Dr. Martin has lived and worked overseas in Australia and traveled extensively in Asia Pacific region. His began his journey in healthcare working for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He has served as project lead for numerous IT implementations and mobile app developments.  In addition, he has served HIMSS as a volunteer member on the Global Conference Education Planning Committee and as a staff liaison for the Connected Health Community.

Dr. Martin’s research interests include the application of cost benefit analysis, comparative effectiveness, and other economic valuations within the healthcare setting, specifically telehealth, remote patient monitoring, and connected health/mHealth. His current research agenda includes developing a platform Aid4Medicaid which seeks to close the feedback loop on providers accepting Medicaid while increasing access to care. 

He is the co-chair of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Health IT faculty forum co-located during the HIMSS Global Conference. He serves as a peer reviewer for Inquiry, The Journal of Medical Informatics and Research (JMIR), and The Journal of Health Administration Education.