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Marcos Martinez

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program 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.

Education

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

Publications

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

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