Martin is an Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Pharmacy, Freie Universität Berlin and Chairman of the Drug Commission of German Pharmacists (AMK). In his main job, he is the Managing Director of the Department of Medicine of ABDA - Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists, Berlin (www.abda.de). In addition, he is Director Pharmacy of the German Institute for Drug Use Evaluation (www.dapi.de).
He graduated as a pharmacist from the University of Hamburg, Germany, in 1983. From 1983-1984, he was a hospital pharmacist, and studied Medicine at the University of Hamburg from 1984-1986. In 1988, he obtained his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Hamburg. In 1989, he was named "Expert in Pharmacology" by the German Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology. He specialized as a “Drug Information Pharmacist” in 1993. He was appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Pharmacology, Goethe-University Frankfurt at Main in 2005.