Jenny Martínez, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA

Associate Professor

Jenny Martinez, OTD, OTR/L, BCG


901 Walnut Street
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Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Jenny Martínez, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA

Associate Professor


OTD, University of Southern California
MA OT, University of Southern California

Recent Publications


  • National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: California, Pennsylvania
  • Board Certification in Gerontology (BCG), American Occupational Therapy Association

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Stakeholder engagement in research
  • Knowledge translation and implementation
  • Quality of care and health disparities
  • Occupational therapy for adults and older adults
  • Workforce diversity
  • Social justice and inclusive practices
  • Health literacy and language discordance
  • Hispanic and Latino populations

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, World Federation of Occupational Therapists

Awards & Honors

  • Cordelia Myers AJOT Best Article Award, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2022
  • Roster of Fellows, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2022
  • Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Allied Health Professional Research Award of ASIA, American Spinal Injury Association, 2020
  • Service Commendation, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2019
  • Emerging Scholar, International Conference on Aging in the Americas, 2017
  • Gary Kielhofner Emerging Leader Award – Bridging Gaps Between Stakeholders, Science, and Practice, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2017
  • Emerging Leaders Development Program, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2015