Martinez to lead Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives

Denise Martinez, MD, has been named associate dean for cultural affairs and diversity initiatives in the UI Carver College of Medicine, effective Feb. 1, 2019.

Martinez, who is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has served as assistant dean of cultural affairs and diversity initiatives since 2012. She succeeds David Moser, PhD, who has served as interim associate dean since September 2018.

As associate dean, Martinez will lead the Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives, which works with administrative offices and community partners to foster an environment where all UI Health Care faculty, staff, students and trainees, volunteers, and visitors feel welcome and respected.

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