Matt has been the Informatics Project Manager for the Chicago Department of Public Health since December 2013. In this role he oversees the application of computer science and technology to improve public health operations. He provides leadership in the development of internal and external informatics capacity. Before joining CDPH he worked at the Illinois Department of Public Health for eight years in several capacities, including public health emergency preparedness, Section Chief for Communicable Disease Control, and Division Chief of Long Term Care Quality Assurance.
Matt graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master’s degree in public health from the University of Illinois in Springfield. He is currently working on his dissertation for a doctor of public health leadership degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is concentrating on public health informatics.