SOFIA MARTINEZ joined the social work adjunct faculty in 2011. She currently teaches field education courses.
She serves as an administrator for a nonprofit organization in Orange County, California. Her experience includes administrative work in a health care setting, serving patients with cognitive and neurological impairments. She specializes in working with clients who have intellectual and psychiatric disabilities and dementia, as well as clients who have suffered brain injuries and strokes.
Martinez has been teaching social work to graduate students for more than 12 years in Los Angeles. She currently sits on the board of directors for the North Orange County Senior Collaborative.