Matthew Dacso_close-upMatthew Dacso, MD

Dr. Matthew Dacso is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine. He is a primary care clinician, educator, and Director of Academic Partnerships for the UTMB Center for Global and Community Health. As director of the UTMB School of Medicine’s Global Health Track, he provides mentorship and supervision to medical students and residents participating in international health electives while collaborating with host partners to design and implement projects that serve their needs. His research explores the intersections between the health workforce and emerging pathogens. He currently serves as Lead Investigator for an acute undifferentiated febrile illnesses research initiative in the Dominican Republic focused on arthropod-borne viruses and as Principal Investigator for a cohort study of frontline workers examining the relationship between occupational risks, exposures, and SARS-CoV-2 seroconversion.