Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Rebecca Martin holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Alabama, a Master of Science in Nursing Administration and a Post-Masters in the Family Nurse Practitioner concentration from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from The University of Alabama. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Dr. Martin is experienced in providing care across the lifespan in rural, private and emergency settings.

Dr. Martin is a former District president of the Alabama State Nurses Association. She maintains her membership in the American Nurses Association, the Alabama State Nursing Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Alabama Alliance of Nurse Practitioner and the West Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association, and Sigma Theta Tau honor society of Nursing. She is a board member of the Northwest Alabama Cerebral Palsy center and the Alabama Cerebral Palsy State Board. She incorporated her passion of teaching and nursing throughout her career in her role as a practitioner, an administrator and a community volunteer. She joined the faculty of the Capstone College of Nursing in 2017 as a Clinical Assistant Professor for both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Dr. Martin research interest includes health education and health promotion in vulnerable populations with a focus on health disparities in rural, under-served populations.