Kim Martz, PhD
Kim Martz, PhD, RN is a Professor Emeritus with Boise State University. During her tenure as a nursing faculty for 14 years, she conducted research in hospice and palliative care and published a number of research articles. She obtained her PhD from the University of Utah in the Hartford Center for Geriatric Excellence.
Kim was trained as a Respecting Choices First Steps Facilitator and Instructor for Honoring Choices Idaho, engaging individuals and groups in advance care planning conversations. As part of a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Initiative (PCORI), she served as project lead engaging the community on advanced care planning and replicated a statewide Idaho survey on Preference for End of Life Care (2018) in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Aging and Honoring Choices Idaho.