Linda-Marie Martinez is a 2nd year biomedical visualization graduate student at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Before enrolling in this program she taught math for 6 years at Travis High School in Austin, Texas. After her first year, Linda-Marie was awarded the honor of "Teacher of Promise" and went on to write math curriculum for the district.
Linda-Marie's research and career interests are in creating engaging learning materials for the fields of science and medicine. She works in a broad range of mediums accomplish this goal. She is passionate about teaching things well, so no one is ever discouraged from learning something new because it seems "too hard". Linda-Marie attended St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas and received her B.A. in Art.