Diane Martin, PhD, MA


Senior Lecturer

Director, Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research Program

Program Director, Aging and Applied Thanatology Certificate

School Affiliation

Graduate School


  • Gerontology
  • Quality of Later Life


Dr. Martin has been committed throughout her career to developing high-quality, impactful, and engaging academic and non-academic activities designed to increase the knowledge and skill sets of professionals and paraprofessionals employed in the senior service and care industry. As an applied gerontologist, her research has centered on quality-of-later-life initiatives, including person-centered care and aging in place. Dr. Martin is a member of the Gerontological Society of America and the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education. She earned her doctorate in psychology with a concentration in aging from Northcentral University, her master’s degree in experimental psychology from Towson University, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

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This information was last updated May 17, 2023.