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Suffolk University
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Dr. Martelli’s research focuses on organizational errors and the interdisciplinary application of models, such as High Reliability Organizing (HRO), to promote system safety and reliability. He has worked on various aspects of these issues both in healthcare settings and in other industries, including wildland fire and emergency response, oil exploration, and civil and industrial infrastructure. He has been a member of CCRM since 2007 and served as its Co-Director from 2018 to 2021. He holds a PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from UC-Berkeley and an MSPH from Thomas Jefferson University, was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the VA Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, and was an Exchange Scholar in Health Policy at Harvard University. In 2021-22, Dr. Martelli is a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in Tbilisi, Georgia, and a Visiting Professor at iaeLyon School of Management in Lyon, France. More information is available here:
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