College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Dr. Martinez resides in Phoenix, AZ. The overall focus of Dr. Martinez's social work practice and research has focused on minority health disparities, specifically risk behavior prevention with Hispanic and American Indian youth and families. Over the past 9 years, Dr. Martinez has taught across the social work curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate level. He loves teaching and enjoys working with students. In his personal time, he loves to spend time with his wife and puppies as well as play piano.
BA, DANA COLLEGE - Blair, NE United States
MSW, NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY - Las Vegas, NM United States
PhD, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY - Phoenix, AZ United States
Kulis, S., Dustman, P., Brown, E., Martinez, M. (2013). Expanding urban American Indian youths repertoire of drug resistance skills: Pilot Results from a culturally adapted prevention program. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research.
Martinez, M. J., Ayers, S. L., Kulis, S., Brown, E. (2015). The relationship between peer, parent and grandparent norms and intentions to use substances for urban American Indian youth. . Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Use.
Martinez, M. J., Huang, S., Estrada, Y., Sutton, M., Prado, G. (2016). The relationship between acculturation, ecodevelopment, and substance use among Hispanic adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence.
Martinez, M. J., Kawam, E. (2014). A call to action for social workers: Food insecurity and child health. Social Work.
Estrada, Y., Lee, T. K., Huang, S., Tapia, M., Velazquez, M., Martinez, M. J., Pantin, H., Ocasio, M. A., Vidot, D. C., Molleda, L., Villamar, J., Stepanenko, B., Hendricks Brown, C., Prado, G. (2017). Parent-centered prevention of risky behaviors among Hispanic youths in Florida. . American Journal of Public Health.