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  • Vincent Martin, MD
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Academic Office:
    One Stetson Square
    260 Stetson Street, Suite 4200
    Cincinnati, OH 45219-0535
  • Clinical Office:
    UC Health Physicians Clifton
    222 Piedmont Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45219
  • Phone: 513-475-7880
  • Email: vincent.martin@uc.edu

    Research/Clinical Interests:

  • Diagnosis of Migraine Headache, The Role of Female Ovarian Hormones in the Provocation of Migraine Headache, Menstrual Migraine, Role of Allergic Disorders in the Provocation of Migraine Headache.

    Education/Credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Dayton, 1980
  • Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1984
  • Residency : University of Cincinnati Medical Center , 1987
  • Fellowship : University of Cincinnati Medical Center , 1988
  • Chief Resident : University of Cincinnati Medical Center , 1989

Board Certifications & Licenses:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1987
  • Diplomat, National Board for the Certification of Headache Experts, 2001
  • Headache Medicine, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, 2007

Peer Reviewed Publications (in chronological order):

  • Bernstein, J. A., Levin, L. S., Al-Shuik, E., & Martin, V. T. (2012). Clinical characteristics of chronic rhinitis patients with high vs low irritant trigger burdens. . Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology : Official Publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology , 109 (3) , 173-8.
  • Bendik, E. M., Tinkle, B. T., Al-shuik, E., Levin, L., Martin, A., Thaler, R., Atzinger, C. L., Rueger, J., & Martin, V. T. (2011). Joint hypermobility syndrome: A common clinical disorder associated with migraine in women. . Cephalalgia : An International Journal of Headache , 31 (5) , 603-13.
  • Rodgers, A. J., Hustad, C. M., Cady, R. K., Martin, V. T., Winner, P., Ramsey, K. E., & Ho, T. W. (2011). Total migraine freedom, a potential primary endpoint to assess acute treatment in migraine: comparison to the current FDA requirement using the complete rizatriptan study database. . Headache , 51 (3) , 356-68.
  • Martin, Vincent T (2011). The diagnostic evaluation of secondary headache disorders. . Headache , 51 (2) , 346-52.
  • Martin, V. T., Taylor, F., Gebhardt, B., Tomaszewski, M., Ellison, J. S., Martin, G. V., Levin, L., Al-Shaikh, E., Nicolas, J., & Bernstein, J. A. (2011). Allergy and immunotherapy: are they related to migraine headache? . Headache , 51 (1) , 8-20.
  • Michael Cutrer, F., & Martin, V. T. (2010). Migraine clinical diagnostic criteria. . Handbook of Clinical Neurology / Edited by P.J. Vinken and G.W. Bruyn , 97 , 295-302.
  • Tietjen, G. E., Brandes, J. L., Peterlin, B. L., Eloff, A., Dafer, R. M., Stein, M. R., Drexler, E., Martin, V. T., Hutchinson, S., Aurora, S. K., Recober, A., Herial, N. A., Utley, C., White, L., & Khuder, S. A. (2010). Childhood maltreatment and migraine (part I). Prevalence and adult revictimization: a multicenter headache clinic survey. . Headache , 50 (1) , 20-31.
  • Tietjen, G. E., Brandes, J. L., Peterlin, B. L., Eloff, A., Dafer, R. M., Stein, M. R., Drexler, E., Martin, V. T., Hutchinson, S., Aurora, S. K., Recober, A., Herial, N. A., Utley, C., White, L., & Khuder, S. A. (2010). Childhood maltreatment and migraine (part II). Emotional abuse as a risk factor for headache chronification. . Headache , 50 (1) , 32-41.
  • Tietjen, G. E., Brandes, J. L., Peterlin, B. L., Eloff, A., Dafer, R. M., Stein, M. R., Drexler, E., Martin, V. T., Hutchinson, S., Aurora, S. K., Recober, A., Herial, N. A., Utley, C., White, L., & Khuder, S. A. (2010). Childhood maltreatment and migraine (part III). Association with comorbid pain conditions. . Headache , 50 (1) , 42-51.
  • Martin, Vincent T (2009). Medication overuse and chronic migraine. . Current Pain and Headache Reports , 13 (5) , 337-9.
  • Tietjen, G. E., Brandes, J. L., Peterlin, B. L., Eloff, A., Dafer, R. M., Stein, M. R., Drexler, E., Martin, V. T., Hutchinson, S., Aurora, S. K., Recober, A., Herial, N. A., Utley, C., White, L., & Khuder, S. A. (2009). Allodynia in migraine: association with comorbid pain conditions. . Headache , 49 (9) , 1333-44.
  • Mannix, L. K., Martin, V. T., Cady, R. K., Diamond, M. L., Lener, S. E., White, J. D., Derosier, F. J., & McDonald, S. A. (2009). Combination treatment for menstrual migraine and dysmenorrhea using sumatriptan-naproxen: two randomized controlled trials. . Obstetrics and Gynecology , 114 (1) , 106-13.
  • Cady, R. K., Martin, V. T., Géraud, G., Rodgers, A., Zhang, Y., Ho, A. P., Hustad, C. M., Ho, T. P., Connor, K. M., & Ramsey, K. E. (2009). Rizatriptan 10-mg ODT for early treatment of migraine and impact of migraine education on treatment response. . Headache , 49 (5) , 687-96.
  • Martin, Vincent T (2009). Ovarian hormones and pain response: a review of clinical and basic science studies. . Gender Medicine , 6 Suppl 2 , 168-92.
  • Martin, Vincent T (2008). New theories in the pathogenesis of menstrual migraine. . Current Pain and Headache Reports , 12 (6) , 453-62.
  • Tietjen, G. E., Brandes, J. L., Digre, K. B., Baggaley, S., Martin, V. T., Recober, A., Geweke, L. O., Hafeez, F., Aurora, S. K., Herial, N. A., Utley, C., & Khuder, S. A. (2007). History of childhood maltreatment is associated with comorbid depression in women with migraine. . Neurology , 69 (10) , 959-68.
  • Tietjen, G. E., Peterlin, B. L., Brandes, J. L., Hafeez, F., Hutchinson, S., Martin, V. T., Dafer, R. M., Aurora, S. K., Stein, M. R., Herial, N. A., Utley, C., White, L., & Khuder, S. A. (2007). Depression and anxiety: effect on the migraine-obesity relationship. . Headache , 47 (6) , 866-75.
  • Martin, V. T., Lee, J., & Behbehani, M. M. (2007). Sensitization of the trigeminal sensory system during different stages of the rat estrous cycle: implications for menstrual migraine. . Headache , 47 (4) , 552-63.
  • Martin, V. T., Valade, D., Almas, M., Hettiarachchi, J., Sikes, C., Albert, K. S., & Parsons, B. (2007). Efficacy of eletriptan in triptan-naïve patients: results of a combined analysis. . Headache , 47 (2) , 181-8.
  • Martin, V. T., & Behbehani, M. (2006). Ovarian hormones and migraine headache: understanding mechanisms and pathogenesis--part 2. . Headache , 46 (3) , 365-86.
  • Martin, V. T., Wernke, S., Mandell, K., Ramadan, N., Kao, L., Bean, J., Liu, J., Zoma, W., & Rebar, R. (2006). Symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and their association with migraine headache. . Headache , 46 (1) , 125-37.
  • Martin, V. T., & Behbehani, M. (2006). Ovarian hormones and migraine headache: understanding mechanisms and pathogenesis--part I. . Headache , 46 (1) , 3-23.
  • Martin, V. T., Wernke, S., Mandell, K., Ramadan, N., Kao, L., Bean, J., Liu, J., Zoma, W., & Rebar, R. (2005). Defining the relationship between ovarian hormones and migraine headache. . Headache , 45 (9) , 1190-201.
  • Martin, V. T., Penzien, D. B., Houle, T. T., Andrew, M. E., & Lofland, K. R. (2005). The predictive value of abbreviated migraine diagnostic criteria. . Headache , 45 (9) , 1102-12.
  • Martin, V. T., Loder, E., Taylor, K., Almas, M., & Hilliard, B. (2005). Eletriptan treatment of migraine in patients switching from barbiturate-containing analgesics: results from a multiple-attack study. . Cephalalgia : An International Journal of Headache , 25 (9) , 726-34.
  • Martin, V. T., & Goldstein, J. A. (2005). Evaluating the safety and tolerability profile of acute treatments for migraine. . The American Journal of Medicine , 118 Suppl 1 , 36S-44S.
  • Martin, Vincent T (2004). Menstrual migraine: a review of prophylactic therapies. . Current Pain and Headache Reports , 8 (3) , 229-37.
  • Dodick, D. W., Martin, V. T., Smith, T., & Silberstein, S. (2004). Cardiovascular tolerability and safety of triptans: a review of clinical data. . Headache , 44 Suppl 1 , S20-30.
  • Rains, J. C., Penzien, D. B., & Martin, V. T. (2002). Migraine and women's health. . Journal of the American Medical Women's Association (1972) , 57 (2) , 73-8.
  • Martin, V. T., & Behbehani, M. M. (2001). Toward a rational understanding of migraine trigger factors. . The Medical Clinics of North America , 85 (4) , 911-41.
  • Seiden, A. M., & Martin, V. T. (2001). Headache and the frontal sinus. . Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America , 34 (1) , 227-41.
  • Martin, V. T., Salmaso, R., & Onnis, G. L. (1989). Tumors of salivary glands. Review of 479 cases with particular reference to histological types, site, age and sex distribution. . Applied Pathology , 7 (3) , 154-60.
  • Martin, V. T., & Lipton, R. B. Epidemiology and biology of menstrual migraine. . Headache , 48 Suppl 3 , S124-30.

    Research Grants:

  • NIH. Race and Co-morbidity of Headache, PI
  • Glaxo Smith Kline Study. A Randomized Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Single Attack Parallel Group Evaluation of the Efficacy of Sumatriptan 100 mgs Tablets vs. Placebo in the Treatment of Headache in Patients who Affirm Tension-type or Stress Headache that meet I.H.S. Criteria for Migraine, PI
  • Astra Zeneca Study. A Multi-center Randomized Placebo-controlled Double Blind Parallel Group Trial to Evaluate the Early Efficacy and Tolerability of Zolmitriptan Nasal Spray in the Acute Treatment of Adult Subjects with Migraine, PI
  • Glaxo Smith Kline Study. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and tolerability of Oral Sumatriptan 25 mg. 50 mg and 100 mgs Tablets for a Single Moderate or Severe Headache in Adults Diagosed with Migrainous Disorder, I.H.S.1.7., PI
  • . A Phase III, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Multicenter Evaluation of Civamide (Zucapsicin) Nasal Solution in the Treatment of Episodic Cluster Headache, Secondary Investigator
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Race, Psychiatric Comorbidity, and Headaches, PI, Closed.
  • SRS 007700 National Headache Foundation. The Clinical Utility of Urinary Estrogen and Progesterone Metabolites in the Prediction of Headache in Adolescent Female Migraineurs, PI, Active.

Recent Awards/Honors:

  • Undergraduate Academic Scholarship. University of Dayton, 1977,1980
  • Magna Cum Laude. University of Dayton, 1980
  • Migraine Innovator Award - Runner-up, 2001
  • Best Doctor Award, 2002,2003
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