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Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., Austin

A native Texan and licensed psychiatrist, Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr. is the fifth Executive Director to lead the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health since its creation in 1940 at The University of Texas at Austin, where he oversees the vision, mission, goals, strategic planning, and day-to-day operations of the foundation. Martinez holds an appointment of Senior Associate Vice-President within the university’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. He is also a professor of psychiatry at the Dell Medical School; clinical professor in the University’s School of Social Work; and adjunct professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. His academic interests include minority health, health disparities and workforce issues.