Qualitative Research Fellow
Dr Marta Santillo is a Qualitative Research Fellow within the Infectious Diseases Research Group.
Marta is currently involved in the development and evaluation of an health intervention on penicillin allergy testing, as part of the ALABAMA (Allergy Antibiotics And Microbial Resistance) project.
Marta worked as Research Fellow within the Centre of Applications of Health Psychology, University of Southampton, and was involved in the development of an online health intervention on antibiotic reduction, as part of the ARK (Antibiotic Review Kit) project.
Marta completed a PhD in Health and Social Psychology, at the School of Psychology, University of Leeds. Her research focused on the effects of the quality of intergroup contact between doctors and nurses on professional communication and attitudes. During her PhD Marta also worked as Research Fellow as part of the Quality and Safety Research Team at the Bradford Institute for Health Research. She was involved in the development and delivery of Behaviour Change Interventions on Patient Safety for health care professionals.
Adaptation and implementation of the ARK (Antibiotic Review Kit) Intervention to safely and substantially reduce antibiotic use in hospitals: A feasibility study.
Cross ELA. et al, (2019), J Hosp Infect
Intervention planning for ARK (Antibiotic Review Kit): a digital and behavioural intervention to safely review and reduce antibiotic prescriptions in acute and general medicine
SANTILLO M. et al, (2019), Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy