Medical Advocacy Coordinator
Alex Martinez is the Medical Advocacy Coordinator for Resilience, working out of Stroger Hospital. Alex helps to educate and train healthcare workers on appropriate interventions and support for survivors surrounding sexual assault. She joined Resilience in 2021 after receiving her Bachelors Degree in Nursing and her license as a Registered Nurse. She has always been passionate about reproductive freedom, mental health awareness, LGBTQ rights, and equality regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, or income level. Alex is invested in creating positive change and giving all clients a safe space. Specifically, she will be working on bringing awareness and policy changes to nursing homes, where elder abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse frequently goes unnoticed. In her free time Alex enjoys playing hockey, roller derby, and snuggling with her husband and house full of adopted animals.