University of Nebraska Medical Center

M. Nicole Martino, PhD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor


M. Nicole Martino, PhD, OTR/L
After earning a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Colorado State University in 2003, Martino practiced in a variety of rehabilitation settings with adults and older adults. After working in the clinic for a number of years, she pursued a PhD in translational health sciences from George Washington University. Combining OT experience with newfound knowledge as a translational health researcher, she is able to recognize the complexities of health, conduct rigorous research, and facilitate innovation on multiple levels while recognizing the value of collaboration and teams.
  • PhD, Translational Health Science, George Washington University, 2021
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, Colorado State University, 2003
  • BS, Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, 1998