RobRoy Martin

Rangos School of Health Sciences
Department of Physical Therapy

Rangos 113
Phone: 412.396.1811


Ph.D., Health and Rehabilitation Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
B.S., Physical Therapy, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1991
Bio and Expertise

RobRoy L. Martin received a bachelor degree in Physical Therapy in 1991 from S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center in Syracuse. A doctoral degree from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences was completed June 2003 at the University of Pittsburgh. Current employment is at Duquesne University as a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and as a part-time staff-physical therapist at the Center for Rehab Services/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Center for Sports Medicine. Areas of interest include outcome research related to the lower extremity, specifically the hip, ankle and foot. He currently serves as an Editor for the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Rob was a previous Vice-President of the Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group.

Orthopaedic Sports Physical Therapy
Non-arthritic hip pain
Foot and ankle
Clinical practice guidelines
Evidence-based practice


Introduction to Physical Therapy (PHYT 301) 
Therapeutic Modalities/Lab (HLTS 525) 
Orthopedic Science - Lower Extremity/Lab (PHYT 520)


Outcome research related to the lower extremity. Specific areas of interest include the hip, foot and ankle.