Dr. Raquel Martinez

Dr. Raquel Martinez -Associate Director of Clinical MicrobiologyRaquel Martinez, PhD, D(ABMM)
Clinical Microbiology System Director

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822-1930

Dr. Martinez is the Clinical Microbiology System Director at GML


Dr. Martinez received her master’s in biology with an emphasis in microbiology at California State University, Northridge, California, and her her Ph.D. in microbiology at Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical microbiology at the University of Washington, in Seattle.


Dr. Martinez is board-certified in medical microbiology..

Professional Affiliations:

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Research Interests:

Translational research in infectious disease diagnostics to support evidence-based interventions that focus on improving outcomes for bacteremia, sepsis, and drug resistant infections.

Recent Academic Activity

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Guitart J, Martinez-Escala ME, Subtil A, Duvic M, Pulitzer MP, Olsen EA, Kim E, Rook AH, Samimi SS, Wood GS, Girardi M, Junkins-Hopkins J, Ivan DS, Selim MA, Sable KA, Virmani P, Pincus LB, Tetzlaff MT, Kim J, Kim YH. Primary cutaneous aggressive epidermotropic cytotoxic T-cell lymphomas: reappraisal of a provisional entity in the 2016 WHO classification of cutaneous lymphomas. Mod Pathol. 2017; 30(5): 761-772,

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Grant ML, Martinez R. Who, What, Why and How of Testing Algorithms: Making an Impact One Test at a Time. Educational Session American Society of Clinical Pathologist Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, September 2019.

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