Martha Grant Fuller is an Associate Professor at the University of San Diego School of Nursing where she is responsible for teaching pediatrics to nurse practitioner students and engaging in research activities related to outcome and follow-up of high risk infants. She is also a per diem nurse practitioner with the UC San Diego High Risk Infant Follow-up Program, providing direct clinical services in San Diego and in the outreach clinic in the Imperial Valley. Martha’s favorite thing about her job(s) and involvement with the HRIF is the opportunity to improve the care provided to infants, children, and families. Martha is constantly inspired by the resiliency and strength of the children and families she serves.
After working in general pediatrics, Marth moved to provide neuro-developmental follow-up to high-risk infants and children in 1999. As the coordinator of the UC San Diego HRIF program, Martha provided clinical services, functioned as program manager, and participated in numerous research projects. Martha then moved to become nursing faculty and has enjoyed being able to share her passion for high risk infants and their families with a new generation of nurse practitioners. Martha is a PhD, MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), and RN.