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Marlayna Martinez

Marlayna Martinez BA

San Luis Valley Community Research Liaison, Professional Research Assistant
  • Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI)
  • Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center

Marlayna Martinez joined the Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center (RMPRC) as a community research liaison for the San Luis Valley in 2018. As a resident and community member of the San Luis Valley, Marlayna is well positioned to help support community-based and community-engaged research in her region and facilitate connections, partnerships, and leverage resources for the benefit of community. She works within and across many sectors including non-profits, early childhood centers, K-12 schools, youth organizations, public health, primary care clinics, and others. Marlayna helps lead the RMPRC's Community Advisory Board in the San Luis Valley and also works as a professional research assistant on many projects with the Colorado School of Public Health.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Speech Language and Hearing Science, University of Colorado, Boulder. 


  • CRL Voting member, Partnership of Academicians and Communities for Translation (PACT)
  • Community Research Liaison, RMPRC San Luis Valley Community Advisory Board
  • Board Vice President, Early Childhood Council of the SLV
  • RAC Member, Rules Advisory Committee of Colorado's Office of Early Childhood
  • Board Secretary, Community Foundation of the San Luis Valley
  • Steering Committee Member, SLV Equity Coalition

Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center (RMPRC)

Colorado School of Public Health

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

3rd Floor East

Mail Stop B119

Aurora, CO 80045

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