Matt is a Biomedical Engineering who is driven by creating human centered, life-changing medical devices to help create a more inclusive and accessible society. Matt currently lives in Washington D.C., and is enrolled in part-time masters in Engineering Management with an Applied Biomedical Engineering Concentration at Johns Hopkins University. As an interesting combination of studies, Matt majored in Engineering and minored in Poverty and Human Capability studies at Washington and Lee University.
Matt is a fluent Spanish speaker, and first got involved with ROMP at the Guatemala prosthetics clinic during the summer of 2017 when he developed a pilot health study to evaluate patient overall health through prosthetic care, organized a Guatemalan Climb for ROMP event, and assisted in a variety of other projects at the clinic.
“I love being involved with ROMP as it helps provide life-changing prosthetic devices to people who would not be able to afford or have access otherwise. ROMPs work with Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) is setting the world standard of prosthetic care and ways to overall ways to improve a patient’s life beyond the prosthetic device.”