Daniela Martinez


Daniela Martinez is an accomplished nurse and accredited case manager, deeply committed to improving patient care and advocacy across diverse communities. Raised in Galveston, Texas, Daniela began her academic journey at Galveston College, where she excelled as President of the Student Nurses Association. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington and completed her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Beginning her nursing career at Shriners Children’s Hospital, Daniela specialized in burn care for seven years. She has held various roles, including bedside nurse, outpatient clinic nurse, and PACU nurse. She has also played a vital role in outreach clinic programs, providing essential care and training to nursing staff in remote villages in Mexico, Peru, and Taiwan through telehealth.

Daniela possesses broad clinical experience in NICUs, geriatrics, OBs, and hospice care, with a particular passion for wound care. She is a fervent advocate for mental health integration in treatment plans, especially in managing chronic and acute pain, and aims to further her expertise with a post-master’s certificate in Psychology. Daniela also leverages her extensive knowledge to advocate for patients, helping them navigate complex health systems to secure necessary resources.

Of Guatemalan and Sinaloa descent, Daniela is the first college graduate in her family and is fluent in Spanish. She embraces her heritage and strives to be a role model for others. Outside of her profession, Daniela enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, two dogs, and her cat. She is a local sports enthusiast and can usually be found cheering on the Astros and Dynamo teams during their games. Daniela’s devotion to healthcare and her community reflects her dedication to delivering exceptional and compassionate care.