Martha E. Bernal Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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Martha E. Bernal (Dr. Martha Bernal)

Last Updated: 13 Apr, 2024 | Views: 110

Age: 70

Profession: Doctor

Other Profession(s): Clinical Psychologist

Famous For: First Latina To Earn A Psychology Doctorate In The US

Higher Education: Syracuse University, Indiana University Bloomington

Martha E. Bernal Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
13 Apr, 1931 (70 Years 05 Months 15 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
San Antonio

Birth Sign


Died on
28 Sep, 2001

Cause of Death

Martha E. Bernal Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Martha E. Bernal (April 13, 1931 – September 28, 2001) was born in San Antonio Texas and became an American clinical psychologist. She had a doctorate of philosophy from Indiana University Bloomington. She was the first Latin woman who earned a psychology doctors’ degree in America. She engaged in treating and evaluating disruptive children as well as establishing ethnic oriented bodies.
Martha E. BernalEducation:
• Martha E. Bernal started attending primary school in 1939 and later graduated from El Paso High School.
• In 1952, Bernal earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Western College, which is now the University of Texas at El Paso.
• Eventually, she received her Ph.D. in psychology along with other members of faculty who supported her namely Roland C. Davis, Arnold Binder and Leon.
Martha E. Bernal Work:
• Martha E. Bernal completed her PhD from Indiana University in 1962 and applied for different academic jobs. Not finding an academic job, she got a United States Public Health Service Postdoctoral Fellowship at UCLA where she engaged in research for two years.
• For 8 years beginning from 1964, Bernal was employed at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute developing intervention strategies for behavior before transferring to University of Denver and spending another fifteen years there doing the same work.
Martha E. Bernal Contributions To Psychology:
• Immediately after researching on minority mental health, Bernal was made the lead researcher on the subject of training psychology minors.
• Martha E. Bernal taught her students what she had been through. She has scholarships in her name that help minority students, particularly women, attend college. She wanted to give all students an equal opportunity in pursuing higher learning in psychology.
Martha E. Bernal Awards:
In 2001, she received the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in the Public Interest Award by APA’s Division 45 and also APA’s Division 49’s Distinguished Life Achievement Award.
Martha E. Bernal Death:
Later in her life, she also had cancer but stopped working due to poor health. She was however still helpful and supportive to the Commission on Ethnic Minority until she died at the age of 70 on 28th September, 2001.

Martha E. Bernal Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 157 cm
In Meters 1.57 m
In feet & Inches 5'2"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 57 Kg
In Pounds 125 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Martha E. Bernal Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Enrique de Bernal

Mother's Name
Alicia Bernal

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