Ohio State Navbar


Bryan L. Martin, DO

Staff photo

473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (202) 782-8088

Email: martin.1720@osu.edu


Current OSU Appointment

Faculty Emeritus, Pulmonary, Crit Care, & Sleep



1992 - 2002 Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
2010 - 2012 Texas Medical License: Texas Medical Board
2010 - 2012 Ohio Medical License: State Medical Board of Ohio
2005 - 2015 Allergy and Immunology: American Board of Allergy and Immunology

Chapters in Books

Allergic rhinitis

Asthma and its implications for Military Recruits

Immunizations for Military Trainees

Basic Immunology

The Allergic Response



1976 B.A., Saint Vincent College

1979 B.A., Ohio University


Editorial Activities

1996 - 1998 American Family Physician
1998 - present e-Medicine Journal, Medicine, OB/GYN, Psychiatry & Surgery
1999 - 2004 Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
2000 - 2008 Project Immune Readiness
2001 - present Archives of Internal Medicine
2001 - present Annals of Allergy and Immunology
2006 - present Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology


present National Defense Service Medal.
present Global War on Terrorism Medal.
present Southwest Asia Service Medal with two campaign stars.
present Legion of Merit Medal.
present Bronze Star Medal.
present Army Service Ribbon.
present Army Commendation Medal (7).
present Army Achievement Medal (2).
present Armed Forces Reserve Medal.
present Overseas Ribbon.
present Kuwait Liberation Medal.
present Flight Surgeon's Wings.
present Meritorious Service Medal (4).
1976 Honor Graduate.
1980 - 1981 Vice President: Medical School class.
1980 - 1984 Health Professions Scholarship Program.
1981 - 1982 Student Body President.
1981 - 1982 Regent. Board of Regents of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences.
1984 - present Sigma Sigma Phi National Chapter. National Osteopathic Honor Society.
1993 - present Case Report Competition(1st place). Association of Military Allergists.
2001 - present Association of Military Allergists Department of the Army “A” proficiency Designator for outstanding quallifications in Allergy & Immunology. Department of the US Army.
2001 - present Order of Military Medical Merit.
2005 - 2010 “Best Doctor” in Allergy and Immunology.
2006 Lewis Aspey Mologne Award. The Army Surgeon General.
2010 - present Gold Doc Award for Humanism in Medicine. Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Journal Articles

"Fever as an adverse event following immunization: case definition and guidelines of data collection, analysis, and presentation." VACCINE. Vol. 22, no. 5-6. (January 2004.): -.


Reference Works

November 1989 Ellis R, Martin BL, Canaday P."The effect of smoking on the Utilization of Health Resources Among Basic Trainees" .
January 1993 Martin BL, Vaughan TR, Cucinell E, Goodman DL."Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulin to Treat Chronic Relapsing Inflammatory Polyradiculoneuropathy" . : 211
January 2000 Martin BL, Collins LC, Nelson MR, O’Connell MA, and Engler RJM."Immediate Hypersensitivity to Anthrax Vaccine: 3 Cases" . : S349
January 2001 Montgomery JR, Martin BL, Engler R."Literature Review Regarding the Sensitivity, Specificity, Positive Predictive Value and Negative Predictive Value of the Nasal Smear in the Evaluation of Allergic V. Non-Allergic Rhinitis in Adults" . : 106
January 2002 Nelson MR, Agnello VA, Martin BL, Engler RJM."A Role for Combined RAST and Skin Testing in Insect Sting Anaphylaxis: Experience at a Tertiary Medical Center Between 1984-1991" . : S270
January 2002 Engler RJM, Martin BL, Grabenstein JD."Immunologist’s View of Vaccine Related Adverse Events Diagnosis, Evaluation, Management, and Reporting" .
January 2002 Martin BL, Nelson MR, Labutta R, King TE, Williams JF, Minor MC, Grabenstein JE, Engler RJM.."Anthrax Vaccine Temporally Associated Systemic Adverse Events Referred to a Tertiary Medical Center" . : S145
January 2002 Montgomery JR, Martin BL, Olivos-Glander I, Turner M, Darnell D, Holland SM."Recurrent cutaneous infections, hyperkeratosis, ichthyosis and deafness and newly identified connexin 26 gene mutation A40V" . : S78
March 2003 Kim TT, Martin BL, Hershey JN, Engler RJ."Range of smallpox vaccine site reactions on day 6 to 8 following immunization: To “Take” or not to “Take." .
January 2003 Klote MM, Ludwig G, Hershey J, Hack D, Black L, Engler RJ, Martin B."Oropharyngeal vaccinia virus presence after smallpox vaccination" .
January 2003 Klote MM, Ludwig GV, Hershey J, Hack D, Black L, Engler RJM, Martin BL."Absence of Oropharyngeal Vaccinia Virus After Smallpox Vaccination" .
March 2003 Klote MM, Kosisky S, Hershey J, Martin B, Katial R."Prescriber adaptations to our emerging understanding of allergy immunotherapy" .
January 2004 MM Klote, JN Hershey, S Kosisky, BL Martin, R Katial."Prescriber Adaptations to our emerging understand of allergy immunotherapy" .
May 2004 Elaine S Colen, Limone C Collins, Linda Huebert, Sandra L Schneider, Renata JM Engler, Michael R Nelson, Bryan L. Martin, Joyce Hershey, and Mary Alice Willis."Measurement of Learning Gains Through Use of Web Based, Interactive Vaccine Education" .
January 2004 Lowe, K.R., Nelson, M., Engler, R.J.M., Davis, B.E., Martin B.L."Resident Physician Knowledge and Practices Regarding the Prescription of Auto-Injectable Epinephrine for Allergic Emergencies" .
January 2004 Nelson MR, Grabenstein JD, Martin BL, Engler RJM."Prevention of Serious Smallpox Vaccine Adverse Events: Department of Defense Lessons Learned and Outcomes" .
January 2005 18. Lowe K, Nelson M, Engler RJM, Davis B and Martin B."Resident Physician Knowledge and Practices Regarding the Prescription of Auto-Injectable Epinephrine for Allergic Emergencies" . : 194
January 2005 Kolisnyk J. Schneider S., Willis MA, Nelson MR, Martin BL, Grabenstein J, Engler RJM."Immunization Training Through Distance Learning: A Method to Develop and Sustain Vaccination Skills Through a Web-based Interactive Educational Program" .
February 2005 TA Funkhouser, M Nelson, T Song, B Martin, R DeGuzman, R Engler."Decreased Allergen Extract Stability with dilution and Ambient Temperature Change: Effect of Shipping Temperature on Prescription Extract Stability and Potency" . : s264
November 2005 S.H. Kim-Delio, M.M. Klote, S.E. Kosisky, M.R. Nelson, B.L. Martin."Do Gender or Race Affect the Smallpox Vaccine Major Take Reaction" . : 286
November 2005 Lowe, K.R., Klote M.M., Kosisky, S.E., Nelson, M.R., and Martin, B.L."A Comparison Of Cat Allergen Immunotherapy Prescribing Practices: 1993-2003" . : 249
January 2007 S. Kim-Delio, M.M. Klote, M.R. Nelson, W.W. Carr, R.D. Deguzman, C.P. Mikita, B.L. Martin and R.J.M. Engler."Headache After Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV): Gender Differences and Severity" . : Supplement 1 (page S96)


Medical Support for USAREUR Tactical Aviation

Chronic Relapsing Inflammatory Polyneuropathy (CRIP) Treated with Intravenous Gammaglobulin (IVIG)

Masqueraders in Asthma: A Patient with a Broad, Hypotonic Trachealis Muscle

Immunomodulation in patients with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Presentational Graphics

Computers in the Allergy/Immunology Fellowship

Latex--A New Problem in Allergy

Basic Immunology and Immunodeficiency Disorders

Allergy: An Overview

The Unique Risk of Asthma to the Deployed Soldier

Presentation Graphics for the Beginning Computer User (PC)

Type II Hereditary Angioedema in an active Duty Soldier

New Developments in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Latex Allergy

Use of computers in Medicine

Introduction to Presentation Graphics

1997 Guidelines for Diagnosis & Management of Asthma: Expert Panel Report II

Desktop Publishing/Graphics in Medical Practice

Desktop Publishing in Medical Practice

Environmental Controls, A Cornerstone of Prevention

Allergic Disease: The Impact on Your Patients, Practice and Community

PowerPoint Presentation Skills

Physicians on Line, Beginner/Intermediate

Introduction to the Internet, Beginner

Internet Exploration Skills, Intermediate

Desktop Publishing/Graphics in Medical Practice, Beginner

Desktop Publishing in Medical Practice, Beginner

Desktop Publishing in Medical Practice

Why All This Fuss Over Allergic Disease? Quality of Life Issues in Allergic Diseases

Update on the 1997 NIH Asthma Guidelines

Treatment Modalities for Rhinitis and Sinusitis

Asthma 1998: Sorting Through the Guidelines

Allergic Rhinitis: Not a Trivial Disease

Medical Resources on the Internet

Medical Resources on the Internet

Creating Effective Medical Presentations: Making Your Message Memorable

Chronic Rhinosinusitis-Medical and Surgical Treatment of a Billion Dollar Entity

Antileukotrienes: Where Do They Fit into the Asthma Care Plan?

Presentation Graphics

Developing Multi-Media Presentations

Computers for Medical Education

Case Studies in Allergic Diseases and Asthma

Updates and Challenges in 21st Century Immunizations

Therapeutic Options in Allergic Disease

Presentation Graphics for Beginners

Internet for Beginners

Desktop Multimedia

Computers in Medical Education

Allergen Immunotherapy: A Militarily Relevant Immunization

Medical Resources on the Internet

Immediate Hypersensitivity to Anthrax Vaccine

Creating Effective Medical Presentations: Making Your Message Memorable

Update on Asthma and Allergy Testing

Immediate Hypersensitivity to Anthrax Vaccine

Improving Your Computer and Web Searching Skills

From Influenza to Pneumococcal Vaccine: New Challenges in Immunization

Desktop Multimedia Presentations

Creating Effective Medical Presentations

Computers in Medical Education

The Use of Multi-Media Presentation Graphics Software to Enhance Your Presentations

Creating Effective Medical Presentations

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Vaccine Adverse Events

The Allergist’s Role in homeland defense: Clinical considerations in the use of vaccines for bio defense

Sports Dyspnea and Exercise Induced Bronchospasm

Multimedia Presentations

Creating Effective Medical Presentations

e-technology 2002 workshop

Asthma and the Military Candidate: What are the appropriate standards and how should they be applied?

Allergic Disorders: The Child with Rhinitis and Asthma

Immunologist’s View of Vaccine Related Adverse Events: Diagnosis, Evaluation, Management and Reporting

Militarily Relevant Vaccines

Introduction to Presentation Graphics: How to Make and Effective Presentation

Bioterrorism Defense

Vaccines in times of bioterrorism

Using photographs and images in your presentations

Innovations in Asthma management

An Overview of multi-media: manipulating an image

The History of Smallpox

National Response to Bioterrorism

Smallpox: The History of the Eradication of a Disease

Multimedia Presentations (advanced)

Creating Effective Medical Presentations

Using Photographs and Images in Your Presentations

The Use of Multi-Media Presentation Graphics to Enhance Your Presentations

Executive Overview of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

Clinical Overview, Smallpox Vaccine and Vaccinia Immune Globulin

Anthrax Clinical Overview

Vaccine Safety and Pharmacovigilance

New Vaccine Development

Creating Effective Multimedia Presentations: Beginner

Creating Effective Multimedia Presentations: Advanced

Creating Effective Medical Presentations: Making Your Ideas Come Alive to Others

Vaccines in Defense of the Nation

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

Use of Multi-Media Presentation Graphics to Enhance Your Presentation (Intermediate)

Creating Effective Medical Presentations: Making Your Ideas Come Alive to Others (Beginner)

Vaccine Safety

Asthma Issues: Best Practice, What we can Afford, Who we can Retain, Who we should let go

Vaccine and Immunization Case Management Experiences

Overview: Smallpox, Anthrax and other Bioweapons

Introduction to Digital Image Editing

Overview of proposed changes to the A/I Program Requirements

The Long Acting Beta Agonist Controversy in Asthma

Allergen Extracts and Skin Testing

The Department of Defense Experience with Immunization of Large Populations: Lessons Learned from Smallpox Vaccine

Clinical Challenges in Risk Assessment and Delivery of Bioterrorism or Pandemic Specific Vaccine: Influenza and Beyond

Tests I Wished You’d Never Ordered

Creating PowerPoint Presentations for Your Practice

The Allergist on the Front Line of Biodefense and Bioterrorism

PowerPoint for the Intermediate/Advanced User

Leadership and Medicine: The Mentor as Leader

Introduction to Digital Image Editing for Medical Practice Promotion and Patient Education

Bridging the Generations in Teaching Medicine

National Medical Informatics Policy

Treat Brief

Smallpox Vaccine Program (SVP) Overview

Influenza Vaccine Program (IVP) Overview

Future Vaccines

Executive Overview

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP) Overview

The Leader’s Story: Postmodernism, Leadership and the Metanarrative

Influenza Vaccine Program (IVP) Overview

Level 5 Leadership: Humility, Honor, and Emotional Intelligence

Integrity: True North and Principle Centered Leadership

Creating Effective Power Point Presentations

Allergen Extract Administration

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Graduate Medical Education: How does EQ fit into the Paradigm of the Competencies?

Strategies for Success in Academia

Reaching Patients with Technology

Asthma Updates: DoD/VA Evidence Based Practice Guidelines

Is Your Office Providing State-of-the-Art Optimal Allergen Immunotherapy? Setting up the “Best� Allergen Immunotherapy Clinic

Allergy Diagnostics and Immunotherapy: the Nuts, the Bolts, the Science and the Art

Medical Education for the Budding Clinician Educator

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Graduate Medical Education: How does EQ fit into the Paradigm of the Competencies?


Technical Reports

Immunization Tool Kit: Adult, Military, and Childhood Immunizations