Matt Hickey

Board of Directors

Matt has been working with OHR since 2010, conducting implementation research and helping OHR build its community-based research department. He lived and worked on Mfangano for a year in 2012-2013 as a Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellow. His work includes the Mfangano Island Healthy Networks Impact Study, the Healthy Networks Water Treatment Study, and the Kanyakla Study, evaluating the impact of a novel social network empowerment strategy on both HIV and safe drinking water outcomes. Matt is currently a chief resident of internal medicine at University of California, San Francisco, where he helps train young physicians. He plans to continue conducting community-based HIV implementation research aimed at improving uptake and maintenance of HIV care in vulnerable communities. When not working, Matt enjoys cycling, traveling, and backpacking.