Cortney MartinCortney Martin

Manager, Communications and Community Initiatives  | (409) 772-0081

Cortney Martin joined UTMB’s Office of the Provost as a Senior Communications Specialist in January 2018. She was promoted to Manager of Communications and Community Initiatives in September 2023. She proudly supports the Academic Enterprise as a writer and editor, helping elevate UTMB’s academic and research programs through social media, internal communications, executive messaging, script writing and more. 

Prior to arriving at UTMB, Cortney was a member of the marketing and communications team at Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center for 13 years. In her role as Communications Manager, she helped raise awareness of blood donation needs for the region, overseeing social media, print and digital marketing collateral, and internal communications programs. Previously, she developed her skills as a writer, editor and storyteller over six years as a features reporter for a daily newspaper, the Pasadena Citizen. 

Cortney is a graduate of the University of Houston, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English. Outside of work she enjoys running and fostering adoptable pets at home with her partner in the Clear Lake area.