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Denise A. Martinez, MD

Associate Dean
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Contact Information

01105 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Department of Family Medicine 200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

3640 Middlebury Rd SE
Iowa City, IA 52240


BS, Biology, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington
MD, Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Resident, Family Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Iowa Board of Medicine (IBM) - Iowa Board of Medicine

Research Summary

Chronic Disease Management, Cultural Competence Education, Women's Health


(In Press). Tools for Responding to Patient-Initiated Verbal Sexual Harassment: A workshop for Trainees and Faculty. MedEdPortal.

Hinton, Jr., A., Shuler, H., McReynolds, M. R., Martinez, D. & Termini, C. (In Press). The Power of Saying No. EMBO Reports/European Molecular Biology Organization/Wiley Online Library. DOI: 10.15252/embr.202050918.

Palma, MD, M. L., Arthofer, BS, A., Halstead, K. M., Wahaba, BS, J. M. & Martinez, MD, D. A. (In Press). Service Learning in Health Care for Underserved Communities: University of Iowa Mobile Clinic, 2019. American Journal of Public Health, e1-e4. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2020.305755.

Martinez, D. A. (2020). Chapter 29. Patient-Centered Care. In M. A. Graber , B. R. Ray , J. K. Wilbur (Eds.) Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review.. (5th), pp. 800-812. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Education.

Martinez, D. A. (2016). Patient-Centered Care. In J. K. Wilbur , M. A. Graber , B. E. Ray (Eds.) Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review.. (4th), pp. 724-735. McGraw-Hill.