Richard A Martinello, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases

Molecular Virology

Office of Student Research


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. Dr. Martinello directs the office of Clinical Public Health for the Veterans Health Administration. VHA Clinical Public Health primarily focuses on HIV, viral hepatitis, influenza, hand hygiene, biosurveillance, public health preparedness and response, outbreak investigations and tobacco and health for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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
Internship and Residency Indiana University School of Medicine

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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