Guadalupe Federico-Martinez, PhD​
Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs and Development

Guadalupe "Lu" F. Martinez, PhD

Brief Bio

Guadalupe Federico-Martinez is a graduate of the University of Arizona, receiving her bachelor’s degree in political science, as well as a master’s and doctoral degree in higher education with a focus on career aspirations and one’s self-efficacy. Since December 2007, she has worked for the University of Arizona as a graduate researcher and teacher assistant at the UA College of Education’s Center for the Study of Higher Education. Prior to her role at the College of Medicine – Phoenix, she was an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and worked as director of educational research and development in the Vice Chair for Education Office. She served as a planning committee member for the Department of Medicine’s Physician’s Educational Development Program and both department and college level faculty mentoring programs.

Throughout her career, Dr. Federico-Martinez has contributed to the academic medicine field through publishing research articles, literature reviews and presenting peer-reviewed abstracts. Her work on physician-faculty examines how mentorship and organizational culture shapes their self-efficacy relative to their current roles and evolving research and teaching career aspirations. She serves on committees at a national, departmental, college and institutional level that include co-director of program evaluation and admissions committee member for UA’s Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE R-25).