Vicki Hines-Martin, PhD, PMHCNS, RN, FAAN

Vicki Hines-Martin, PhD, CNS, RN, FAAN

Vicki Hines-Martin, PhD, PMHCNS, RN, FAAN

Professor, Associate Dean
Office of Community Engagement and Diversity Inclusion

Dr. Hines-Martin completed doctoral education at the University of Kentucky. She has more than 30 years as an educator, teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate through graduate levels of nursing education.  Dr. Hines-Martin has been a faculty member at the University of Louisville School of Nursing since 1998 and her scholarship has focused on mental health, health equity, cultural diversity and community engaged partnerships. Dr. Hines-Martin has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on intramurally and extramurally funded research projects including those funded by ANF, NINR, NIDDK and NIEHS (over $1.7 million,). In addition, Dr. Hines-Martin has functioned as principal project director, or co-project director on intramurally or extramurally funded education/service projects including those funded by HRSA , US Dept of Education and Robert Wood Johnson (over $ 1.125 million) as well as key personnel on extramurally funded grants  (in excess of $1.59 million). As of 2020, she has published 38 peer-reviewed articles, 30 nonpeer reviewed/invited articles, 14 book chapters and 2 books (one awarded AJN recognition for psychiatric mental health nursing). She has completed numerous podium and poster presentations. Dr. Hines-Martin currently serves in the following joint appointments at the university - Director, Community Outreach, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Health Sciences Center; Commonwealth Scholar, The Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky, School of Public Health and information Sciences; and Associate Director, Community Engagement Core, Center for Integrative Environmental Health Sciences [P30], School of Medicine.


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship - Ethnic/Racial Minority Fellowship Programs/(Health Policy Research) ANA & Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Washington, DC
  • PhD, Nursing Research, University of Kentucky
  • MSN, PMHCNS, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • MA, Education, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky
  • BSN, Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky

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