Maria Daniela D Martin Rother MD

Associate Professor (CHS)

Thoracic Imaging

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Dr. Maria Daniela Martin is an associate professor (CHS) and Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the radiology department at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She joined in 2016 after completing her residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and fellowship in Thoracic Imaging at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dr. Martin earned her medical degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas. Her areas of clinical expertise and interest include interstitial lung diseases, thoracic malignancies, lung cancer screening, and education at all levels of the health care system. She is a member of the American College of Radiology’s Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel on Thoracic Imaging and 2.0 Lung Cancer Screening Committee. She also serves nationally on the Society of Thoracic Radiology’s Education and Translation Committees, Association of University Radiologists’ Ad Hoc Diversity and International Relations Committees, Radiological Society of North America’s Chest Educational Exhibits Awards Committee, and as a reviewer for the Journal ofThoracic Imaging. At the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Martin serves on the Radiology Resident Education, Selection, and Curriculum Oversight Committees and as a Radiology Interest Group Faculty Advisor. Dr. Martin is part of the first cohort of trained faculty mentors of BEAM, UW’s medical school mentoring program for underrepresented medical students, and regularly collaborates with UW’s Office of Multicultural Affairs. She enjoys lecturing locally, at national and international meetings, and mentoring future healthcare professionals. Her personal interests include traveling, photography, music, and running.


  • Undergraduate Whatcom Community College - 1998
  • Medical School Universidad Central de Venezeula - 2004
  • Internship Rush University Medical Center - 2011
  • Residency Rush University Medical Center - 2015
  • Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - 2016