Matthew graduated from UNC Chapel Hill, where he majored in Chemistry and Spanish. As a research assistant, he has worked on various studies including a clinical trial examining how ultrafiltration profiling affects dialysis-related cardiovascular stress and a quality improvement project on the implementation of a patient-reported outcome measure in clinical practice to improve patient experience of care. He also works with Dr. Emily Chang on a study analyzing the effectiveness of lung ultrasound to identify volume overload in hospitalized dialysis patients. Matthew ultimately hopes to pursue a career in medicine and has outside of work interests in The Office, Carolina basketball, and finding new places to travel.
Matthew Tugman, BA