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Richard A Martinello, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Infection Prevention; Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health, Quality & Safety

Contact Information

Richard A Martinello, MD

Mailing Address

  • Infectious Diseases

    20 York Street

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Martinello's major research interests include the molecular epidemiology and the transmission of respiratory viruses; specifically respiratory syncytial virus and influenza. In addition, Dr. Martinello is interested in the epidemiology, impact and prevention of healthcare associated infections including ventilator associated pneumonia, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Clolstridium difficile.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Loyola University (1995)
  • BS
    Loyola University (1991)
  • Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine
  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine
  • Chief Resident
    Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Internship and Residency
    Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease (2002)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Best Abstract/Performance Improvement Category - “Using Multidisciplinary Teamwork to Reduce Hospital Acquired C. difficile.”Yale New Haven Health, Safety, Quality and Experience Conference.2018
Certificate of AppreciationHispanic–Serving Health Professions Schools2015
Service AwardDepartment of Veterans Affairs2013
Certificate of Appreciation (Under Secretary for Health)Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration2011
Special Contribution Award (VA Central Office)Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration2009
Special Contribution Award (Veterans Integrated Service Network 1)Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration2007
Certificate of Appreciation (Veterans Integrated Service Network 1)Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration2006
13th Annual Meeting Travel AwardSociety for Healthcare Epidemiology of America2003

Departments & Organizations