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Steve Martino, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry; Chief of Psychology, VA CT Healthcare System

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Steve Martino, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue (116B)

    West Haven, CT 06516

    United States



Dr. Martino specializes in the treatment of addictive disorders and of patients diagnosed with co-occurring psychiatric problems, with specific interests in motivational interviewing, group work, and brief interventions in medical settings. He has extensive experience conducting randomized controlled hybrid effectiveness-implementation multisite trials, feasibility and acceptability psychotherapy development studies, and mixed qualitative-quantitative formative evaluations. At VA Connecticut, he serves as the Chief of the Psychology Services, Director of the Implementation, Dissemination, and Education Core of the VA HSR&D Center of Innovation (COIN) Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center, and Co-Project Director of the Interpersonal Violence Center for Innovation and Research, Innovation and Implementation Core. His current research focuses on strategies for implementing treatments and brief interventions in community treatment programs and VA and non-VA medical settings.

Education & Training

  • Post Doctoral
    Yale University School of Medicine (1991)
  • PhD
    Depaul University (1990)

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