Glenn A Martinez, PhD, MPH

Glenn Martinez

College

College of Arts & Sciences

Department/Division

Spanish & Portuguese

Academic Title

Professor

Research Program

Cancer Control

Glenn Martinez, PhD, MPH, is a member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James. As a member of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Arts and Sciences, he brings an interesting perspective to cancer research.

His research centers on sociolinguistics and applied linguistics of Spanish-speaking communities in the United States. Most recently, he has studied language and health care.

Dr. Martinez has written seminal works in the historical sociolinguistics of Spanish in the Southwest, and he has made significant contributions in the area of language policies affecting Spanish-speakers in the United States. He has also written extensively on the teaching of Spanish to heritage learners.

Dr. Martinez’s most recent line of research is in the area of language and health care. In this vein, he has published extensively on language policies in the health-delivery system in the United States and abroad, on the linguistic practices of Spanish-speaking patients and providers in healthcare settings, and on the development and evaluation of language pedagogy for healthcare professionals.


Office Location

298 Hagerty Hall

1775 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210


614-292-4958



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