Elizabeth A. Martinez completed her undergraduate degree and attended veterinary medical school at the University of Tennessee. She received her DVM from the University of Tennessee in 1987. Martinez completed an internship and residency at Cornell University from 1987 to 1990. She then joined the faculty at Texas A&M University in 1990 where she is an associate professor in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. She is involved in patient care and the instruction of veterinary students, residents, and interns. Her research interests include anesthetic effects on cardiovascular function and the use of neuromuscular blocking agents in veterinary patients. Martinez is board certified in veterinary anesthesiology. She is a member of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists.