Research Departments & Organizations
Molecular Virology: Virology Laboratories
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
|Diseases of the Blood, Infectious Diseases||Mino-Lok Therapy (MLT) for the Treatment of CRBSI/CLABSI|
The intended and unintended effects of large-scale adverse event notifications.
Wagner TH, Taylor TT, Cowgill E, Asch SM, Su P, Bokhour BG, Durfee JM, Martinello RA, Maguire EM, Elwy AR. The intended and unintended effects of large-scale adverse event notifications. British Medical Journal Quality & Safety 2015;24:295-302. 2015
Healthcare worker influenza declination form program.
LaVela SL, Hill JN, Smith BM, Evans CT, Goldstein B, Martinello RA. Healthcare worker influenza declination form program. American Journal of Infection Control. 2015;43(6):624-8. 2015
Comprehensive survey of hand hygiene measurement and improvement practices in the Veterans Health Administration.
Schacht-Reisinger H, Yin J, Radonovich L, Knighton VT, Martinello RA, Hodgson MJ, Perencevich E. American Journal of Infection Control 2013;41:989-993. 2013
Improving Healthcare Systems’ Large Scale Adverse Event Disclosures: A Department of Veterans Affairs Leadership, Research, Operations and Stakeholder Partnership.
Elwy AR, Bokhour BG, Maguire EM, Wagner TH, Asch SM, Gifford AL, Gallagher TH, Durfee JM, Martinello RA, Schiffner S, Jesse RL. Journal of General Internal Medicine 2014;29 (4):895-903. 2014
MRSA nasal carriage patterns and subsequent risk of conversion between patterns, infection and death.
Gupta K, Martinello RA, Young M, Strymish J, Cho K, Lawler E. PLoS ONE 2013;8(1):e53674. 2013
Effectiveness of common healthcare disinfectants against H1N1 influenza virus on reusable elastomeric respirators.
Subhash SS, Cavaiuolo M, Radonovich LJ jr., Eagan A, Lee ML, Campbell S, Martinello RA. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2014;35(7):894-897. 2014
Building Strong Research Partnerships Between Public Health and Researchers: A VA Case Study.
Midboe AM, Elwy AR, Durfee JM, Gifford AL, Yakovchenko V, Martinello RA, Ross D, Czarnogorski M, Goetz MB, Asch SM. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2014;29(4):831-834. 2014
Evaluating the implementation of a national disclosure policy for large-scale adverse events in an integrated health care system: identification of gaps and successes
Maguire EM, Bokhour BG, Wagner TH, Asch SM, Gifford AL, Gallagher TH, Durfee JM, Martinello RA, Elwy AR. BMC Health Serv Res 2016 Nov 11;16(1):648.
STI diagnosis and HIV testing among OEF/OIF/OND Veterans.
Goulet JL, Martinello RA, Bathulapalli H, Higgins D, Driscoll MA, Brandt CA, Womack JA. Medical Care 2014;52 (12):1064-1067 2014
Expanded HIV Testing in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2009–2011.
Czarnogorski M, Halloran J, Pedati C, Dursa EK, Durfee J, Martinello R, Davey VJ, Ross D. American Journal of Public Health 2013;103(12):e40-e45 2013