COL Matthew Hepburn, MD, USA




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DARPA, Biological Technologies Office (BTO)

COL Matthew Hepburn, MD, USA

COL Matthew Hepburn joined DARPA as a Program Manager in 2013. He aims to address the dynamic threats of emerging infectious diseases with potential impact on national security.


Prior to joining DARPA, COL Hepburn served as the Director of Medical Preparedness on the White House National Security Staff. Additional previous assignments include: Chief Medical Officer at a Level II medical facility in Iraq, clinical research director at the US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, exchange officer to the United Kingdom and internal medicine chief of residents at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.


COL Hepburn completed internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship programs at Brooke Army Medical Center. He holds Doctor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering degrees from Duke University.