Matt Dunn is a Master of Public Health Student at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, concentrating in Health Management and Policy. His undergraduate degree is also from the University of Michigan, with high distinction in Cellular and Molecular Biology. He is interested in epidemiological and social research, with the purpose of informing public policy to improve population health.
His research experience includes quantitative and qualitative investigations. Matt is a member of the research team at MyVoice (www.hearmyvoicenow.org), a national text-message poll of youth age 14-24 which aims to inform local and national policies in real-time. He also contributes to global health services research at the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (https://ihpi.umich.edu), regarding the burden of type 2 diabetes in low- and middle-income countries.
Recently, Matt completed a summer internship with the United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in the Office of Minority Health. At CMS, he performed statistical investigations of the impact of COVID-19 among racial/ethnic minority, rural, and nursing home populations.
Matt also serves as Education Chair for the Health Policy Student Association at the University of Michigan (http://www.hpsa-um.org).