Dr. Martone earned a Doctor of Medicine (MD). from Albert Einstein College of Medicine; a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University; and a Bachelor's Degree, in Humanities, from Providence College.
Dr. Martone trained in ophthalmology at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center and earned a fellowship at the Duke University School of Medicine to specialize in glaucoma. He completed fellowships in International Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He worked in the field for, and later earned the title, of Medical Director of Orbis International, a world-wide nonprofit organization curing blindness.
Dr. Martone, President of the Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, has taught ophthalmology in more than 80 countries. He served on the Harvard University medical teaching faculty, the University of Southern California, the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and (currently) at Yale University where he teaches the Yale ophthalmology residents and medical students at the Yale Eye Center and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. He has served on numerous national and international committees.
Sunday, October 3rd: NDTC Medical Director, Dr. Tim Eckstein, has ordered the resuming of training activities at the Southwestern National Regional Training Center (SWRTC). The remaining five (5) NDTC Regional Training Centers are not currently impacted because their (respective) rate of positive COVID-19 tests have not been more than 15%. Dr. Eckstein is continuously monitoring the situation in the National Network and will direct any changes as may be necessary.