Richard A Martinello, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Pediatrics; Chief Consultant, Clinical Public Health, Veterans Health Administration

Research Interests

Anti-Infective Agents; Bacterial Infections and Mycoses; Bronchiolitis, Viral; Influenza, Human; Public Health; RNA Virus Infections; Virus Diseases; Infection Control

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases

Molecular Virology

Research Summary

Dr. Martinello's research interests include the molecular epidemiology and transmission of respiratory viruses, specifically respiratory syncytial virus and influenza. In addition, Dr. Martinello investigates the epidemiology, impact and transmission of healthcare associated infections including methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium difficile and ventilator associated pneumonia.

Extensive Research Description

  • Development of molecular tools to investigate influenza transmission
  • Molecular epidemiology and evolution of respiratory syncytial virus
  • Development of informatics tools to identify healthcare associated infections due to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Richard A Martinello, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric Infectious DiseaseYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste West Pavilion, 2nd floor

New Haven, CT 06504
Office Location
VA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056