Lisa DiMartino is an Implementation Scientist in RTI International’s Translational Health Sciences Division and an expert in public health with more than a decade of research experience. Her research uses implementation-science frameworks and methods to examine factors associated with the adoption of evidence-based practices in health care. She also co-leads the Consortium for Implementation Science, a joint endeavor between RTI and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Dr. DiMartino is skilled in evaluating the impact of strategies in real-world health care settings to improve processes and outcomes of care, particularly in oncology settings. She has extensive experience with mixed-methods evaluations, including qualitative data collection and analysis, and case study designs. She has substantial expertise in data management and analysis of large secondary datasets, including electronic health records data, and application of advanced statistical techniques.
Currently, Dr. DiMartino is an investigator on several large, multi-site implementation consortia funded by the National Institutes of Health, including the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the National Cancer Institute. Her topical interests also include palliative care, cancer, and end-of-life care.
Dr. DiMartino joined RTI in 2017. She recently graduated from the NIH Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health. She is a member of AcademyHealth, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Palliative Care Research Cooperative.