Prior to joining PM&R, Dr. Martinez ran a successful private practice that provided diagnostic and assessment services for children, adolescent, and adults in the greater Washington, DC area.
Presently, Dr. Martinez provides direct patient care serving the diagnostic categories of chronic neurological disease (i.e. MS, spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, and other neurological conditions). She is focused on helping individuals improve their performance, adjustment and general sense of efficacy in their lives. Her clinical interests include cognitive rehabilitation; neuropsychological and neurocognitive evaluations; and adjustment from medical illness.
Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMD)
Post-doctoral Training & Residency
Neuropsychology Fellow, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, September 2006-July 2008.
Walter Reed Army Medical Center - 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20910
Training Director: Mark Kelly, Ph.D. (standards meet ABPP-CN requirements for specialized 2 year postdoctoral training in clinical neuropsychology)
Postdoctoral Resident in Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology, July 2007-June 2008 (2nd Year Residency)
Georgetown Psychology Associates - 1321 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007
Clinical Supervisor: Maria Zimmitti, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Resident in Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology, September 2006-July 2007 (1st Year Residency)
Neuropsychology Associates of Fairfax - 3020 Hamaker Ct. #103, Fairfax, VA 22031
Clinical Supervisor: MaryElizabeth Quig, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Internship, September 2005-September 2006 (APA Accredited)
The Children's Hospital of Michigan - 3901 Beaubien St. Detroit, MI 48201
Clinical Training Director: Arthur Robin, Ph.D.
PsyD | American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, D.C.. Clinical Psychology. 2006
MA | American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, D.C.. Clinical Psychology. 2003
BA | Allegheny College. Psychology. 2001
Amy Pacos Martinez; Marcia J. Scherer; and Timea Tozser.
The Use of Assistive Technology in Treating Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) In School-Based Populations:
Handbook of Geriatric Assessment (2018)
Chapter: Cognitive Assessment
Authors: Marsha Wittink, Neha Pawar, and Amy Pacos Martinez
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers 2018
Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition (2017)
Chapter: Assessment of Assistive Technology for Cognitive Impairment
Authors: Christopher Stavisky, Jaime Rosa Campeau, Simon Carson, Nancy Dukelow, Sheryl Maier, Amy Pacos Martinez, Sarah Kysor
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press 2017