2022 Therap National Conference Speaker Bio


Lynn Martin, PhD
Professor in the Department
of Health Sciences
Lakehead University, interRAI Canada

Dr. Martin is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Sciences at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. She is a Fellow of InterRAI and a member of its Instrument, Systems, and Development (ISD) Committee, and leads work related to the InterRAI Intellectual Disability assessment system. Dr. Martin’s work focuses on evidence-based solutions that improve the health, wellbeing, and service outcomes of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, and older adults. Her work uses InterRAI systems to facilitate meaningful shared decision-making processes between individuals and providers, promote intersectoral collaboration, and create responsive and person-directed health and social services systems.