Dr. Martin obtained her DVM at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. Immediately after completing her DVM she enrolled in an MSc program in the department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph under the supervision of Dr. D. Bruce Hunter. The focus of her MSc project was “E. coli in Tom Turkeys and their Environment”. After completing her MSc, Dr. Martin accepted a position as an Avian and Fur-bearing pathologist at the Animal Health Laboratory, Laboratory Services Division, University of Guelph, where she has worked since 2000. During her time at the lab, Dr. Martin was successful in obtaining her board certification with the American College of Poultry Veterinarians. As part of the OMAFRA- University of Guelph Partnership, she provides veterinary diagnostic and consultative services to the poultry industry as well as other agricultural and non-agricultural sectors. She also collaborates with various faculty at the University of Guelph in support of teaching and research.