William Martin

William "Marty" Martin

Director and Associate Professor

DePaul University

About William "Marty" Martin

Marty Martin is a highly sought-after presenter, trainer and facilitator in the United States and abroad. His topics range from managing physician performance to elements of teamwork. Martin currently serves as director and associate professor of the health sector management MBA program at DePaul University in Chicago. In this role, he launched three innovative programs: dual MBA/MS degree with Rush University; health care concentration in the MS in predictive analytics, and MS in health informatics.

Martin has authored more than 100 refereed articles in journals ranging from the Journal of Health Care Finance to the International Journal of Computer Science and Technology. His scholarly and consulting work has been featured in stories in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and USA Today. He has also written two books: The Inner World of Money: Taking control of your financial decisions and behaviors (2012) and Taming Disruptive Behavior, published by ACPE, in 2012.

Before DePaul, Martin practiced clinical psychology in primary health care settings. He continues to practice behavioral sleep medicine as a licensed clinical psychologist. He also has served in key leadership positions at DePaul, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Tulane University Hospital and Clinics. He serves on boards, such as Aurora Health Care, as a member of the social responsibility and executive compensation committees. He is actively involved in the innovation/entrepreneurship community in Chicago, working with health care organizations to design processes and collaborating with health-focused business incubators, such as Healthbox. He was recently selected as a Coleman Entrepreneurship faculty fellow to continue his work on health care innovation and entrepreneurship. Martin is seeking a postgraduate diploma in global eHealth at the University of Edinburgh School of Medicine.

Areas of Expertise

  • Training and public speaking
  • Retreat facilitation
  • Strategic planning facilitation 
  • Resolving conflict: mediation to large systems
  • Performance management design and implementation 


PsyD - Clinical Health Psychology
Rutgers University

MPH - Health Promotion
Rutgers University

MSc - Behavioral Sleep Medicine
University of Glasgow

MS - Financial Planning
College of Financial Planning

MA - Psychology
Catholic University of America

BS - Biology/Chemistry
Xavier University of Louisiana


  • Certificate of professional qualification in psychology (CPQ)
  • Master planner advanced studies (MPAS)