ASHA Advocacy and Coalitions Committee Chairs Profile

Mary Martinasek

University of Tampa, Associate Professor

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Area of Expertise/WSCC Component: Vaping, hookah and marijuana use

Mary Martinasek currently serves as an Associate Professor in Public Health in the Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance at the University of Tampa. Dr. Martinasek is also a registered respiratory therapist, a certified asthma educator, and a tobacco treatment specialist. Her initial research focused on understanding the psychosocial aspects of hookah smoking among young adults. Currently, her research team have been conducting research on the social and behavioral aspects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) among young adults.