Nicole Martinez 

Nicole Martinez, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, PHN, is Director of the DNP Program at Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California, Irvine. She received her PhD in Nursing from the University of San Diego, her Master’s in Nursing at Western University of Health Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has over 16 years of experience in emergency health.  Dr. Martinez’ service to AAENP includes past Western Regional Director and Co-Chair of the membership committee. She is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and California Association of Nurse Practitioners (CANP) and is the Associate Editor and past dermatology column editor for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. She also is Co- Chair for the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty Emergency Special Interest Group and served on the AANP-CB task force for FNP Practice Analysis. Dr. Martinez is a published author, textbook and journal reviewer, and contributor to Lippincott’s online procedural manual.