Dr. Martz has a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Education and Research and a M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling. She currently provides vocational rehabilitation counseling to individuals with a range of chronic conditions and disabilities and serves as a vocational expert in the United States. Dr. Martz was awarded a 2017 U.S. Department of State Fulbright research fellowship in Israel and worked with Israeli researchers on a coping with tinnitus study. She has published 3 edited books on the topic of coping with disabilities, self-management of chronic health conditions, and trauma rehabilitation.