UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Martinez, Jr., Cervando

School of Medicine
Psychiatry
(210) 567-5475
martinez@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Cervando Martinez is Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. A native of Texas, he is bilingual, trained at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and received psychiatric training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He also served in the US Navy for 2 years prior to joining the faculty. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and is Board Certified in Psychiatry since 1976.



He has an interest in the treatment of chronic and severe mental disorders in the community. He also has competence in geriatric psychiatry and psychotherapy. He is currently active in the Bipolar Illness Intervention Center in Hispanic Communities program. He is director of mental health services for the HIV/AIDS service of University Hospital System.

His teaching activities include teaching psychiatry to medical students, psychiatry residents, family medicine residents, and advanced nurse practitioner students. He has medical school/medical education administrative experience, having served for 10 years as Associate Dean for Affiliated Programs and CME. In this capacity he was part of the team that developed the Regional Academic Health Center of UTHSCSA. He has served on numerous community boards and committes.

1/2010 - Present Director Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
1/2000 - Present Director, Psychiatric Services, AIDS Program University Health Center, Downtown, San Antonio, TX
1/1982 - Present Professor, Cross appointment in the Department of Family and Community Medicine The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX
1/1972 - Present Medical/Dental Staff University Health System, San Antonio, TX