Kathryn A. Martin, MD

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Board of Directors, At Large

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Senior Deputy Editor for Endocrinology and Patient Education at UpToDate
Boston, MA

Dr. Kathryn A. Martin, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has been a faculty member and practicing clinician in the Reproductive Endocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital since 1989. In addition to her clinical practice, she has an active teaching role and is involved in the training and supervision of junior faculty members and endocrine fellows. Dr. Martin is also the Senior Deputy Editor for Endocrinology and Patient Education at UpToDate, an online clinical reference for physicians. Dr. Martin earned a bachelor's degree at Dartmouth College and a medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals and a fellowship in Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Kathryn has been active in a number of Endocrine Society committees, including four years as Chair of the Clinical Guidelines Subcommittee. She was also the Chair of the Task Force and first author of the Clinical Guideline: Evaluation and Treatment of Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women, initially published in 2008, with a revision published in 2018. She was a member of the Nominating Committee and served as Chair for two years. Kathryn has written and lectured extensively on her particular area of expertise: evaluation and management of menopausal women. She was an author on reviews of menopausal hormone therapy in Science and the New England Journal of Medicine, and first author on "Approach to the patient with postmenopausal symptoms" in JCEM. She was also a co-author on two Endo Soc Scientific Statements: "Executive Summary: Postmenopausal hormone therapy" and "Compounded Bioidentical Hormones in Endocrinology Practice".

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