Kristin Martin, DO, MS, FAAFP, FASAM, FACOFP

Chief Executive Officer | River Valley Medical Wellness

Dr. Kristin Martin is recognized for her dedication to providing quality healthcare solutions for rural Arkansans. Graduating from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Dr Martin is trained as a Doctor of Osteopathy and completed her family medicine residency through the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Dr. Martin is committed to providing quality healthcare solutions for the citizens of Arkansas. Her commitment has been demonstrated by her work with emergency departments, hospitals, and clinics in a number of cities throughout the state, including Arkadelphia, Danville, DeWitt, Dardanelle, Fordyce, Heber Springs, Hot Springs, Malvern, Monticello, Pine Bluff, Russellville, and Stuttgart. She believes that every patient deserves access to high-quality healthcare, regardless of their zip code or income. 

Dr. Martin is an accomplished osteopathic physician with extensive experience in emergency medicine, family medicine, and addiction medicine. She serves as a board member for AFMC (Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care) and the Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association. Additionally, Dr. Martin has adjunct faculty appointments at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine and the DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University.

Noted for her dedication to medical education and patient care, Dr. Martin was presented the George Bean, D.O. Memorial Outstanding Physician Award by the Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association in August of 2022.

2023 Presentation:

Unity in Healing: Collaborative Approaches to Substance Use Disorder Care

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the value of collaborative, multidisciplinary approaches to addressing SUD, incorporating diverse perspectives and expertise within the healthcare team.
  • Understand the principles and evidence-based practices of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for substance use disorders.
  • Gain competence in providing ongoing patient education and support regarding the benefits, risks, and expectations of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • Identify the unique contributions and benefits of peer support in promoting recovery and wellness among individuals with behavioral health conditions.