Janet A. Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
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About Dr. Martin

Dr. Martin is a Board Certified (ABPN) psychiatrist, who completed her residency training at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 2006, where she was Chief Resident of the Consultation & Liason service. She received her M.D. from UC Irvine, where she also completed a Ph.D. in neuroscience research, studying neuropathology in dementia. She completed her undergraduate education at UCLA, where she majored in Psychobiology, graduating magna cum laude.


Janet Atsumi Martin, M.D., Ph.D.



Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, 2007
M.D. - University of California, Irvine, 2002
Ph.D. - Neurology & Behavior, University of California , Irvine, 2002
B.S. - University of California, Los Angeles, Magna Cum Laude, 1993


Consulting Psychiatrist, Optimum Performance Institute, 2006-2010
Psychiatrist, Van Nuys Medical and Mental Health Services, 2004-2007
General Psychiatry Resident (Chief Resident 2006), Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2002-2006


American Psychiatric Association/Astra Zeneca fellow on the Council for Children, Adolescents, and Their Families, 2004-2006
Current memberships: APA, CPA, LACPA, SCPS


Martin JA and Naqvi S. - "Treatment of depression during pregnancy”, Women and Psychology Conference, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 2005 
Henderson SP, Karnik NS, Kaplan SJ, Dryden, Edwards R, and Martin JA - Workshop: “Children under fire: Enhancing psychiatry’s global response", APA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2005
Gallofin L, Mellot K, Martin JA, Wilkins J - . Workshop: “Substance abuse in the Prison Setting”, APA Annual Meeting, Atlanta Georgia, 2005
Martin JA, Craft DK, Su JH, Kim RC, and Cotman CW - "Astrocytes degenerate in frontotemporal dementia: possible relation to hypoperfusion," Neurobiology of Aging, 2001

Martin JA, Larsen JO, and Cotman CW - Abstract: "Examination of the cerebral vasculature in frontotemporal dementia," Journal of the American Aging Assn." 2000


APA/Astra Zeneca Minority Fellowship for 2004-2006
Louis Gottschalk Award for Excellence in Psychiatry, UC Irvine, 2002
Glenn Foundation/American Federation for Aging Research Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging, 1999
American Heart Association Medical Student Research Fellowship, 1997-98
Ralph Waldo Gerard Prize for History of Neuroscience, Honorable Mention, UCI, 1996
UCI College of Medicine Dean's Office Summer Research Fellowship, 1994
UCLA Dean's Honor List, 1988-1992
UCLA Regents Scholarship, 1988-1992

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