Presented by: Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and an attending cardiac intensivist in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s (CCHMC) Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Marino also serves as the Research Director of Heart Institute Neurodevelopmental Clinic at CCHMC. Dr. Marino has received a Masters in Public Policy in Health Care Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Marino has focused his research efforts on the impact of neurodevelopmental, psychosocial, and physical morbidities on quality of life (QOL), functional status, and behavioral and emotional functioning in the high-risk complex congenital heart disease population. He is the creator of the Pediatric Cardiac Quality of Life Inventory (PCQLI), a validated disease-specific health-related QOL tool and was awarded several intramural and extramural grants to test the psychometric properties of the PCQLI in the multi-center, multi-national PCQLI Validation Study in the United States and the United Kingdom. Dr. Marino’s expertise in the field of outcomes research in pediatric cardiology has led to more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, numerous national and international presentations, and invitations to serve on national expert committees including American Heart Association’s Emergency Cardiac Care Pediatric Subcommittee and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Board of Directors. Dr. Marino has provided mentorship for many trainees of various professional backgrounds on long-term outcomes in children with cardiac disease.