Matt Hepburn

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(spook, soldier, medical doctor)
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Alma materDuke University, Brooke Army Medical Center
Member ofOperation Warp Speed
Leader of Operation Warp Speed with conflict of interests

Col. Matthew Hepburn, M.D. is part of Operation Warp Speed, the plan with the stated goal of delivering Covid-19 vaccines for everyone in the US.

Background

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.

Careeer

Hepburn is connected to the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University. After retiring from 23 years of service in the United States Army as an infectious diseases physician, including 6 years as program manager at DARPA's Biological Technologies Office[1], per 2020 Matt Hepburn leads an effort for the Department of Defense called Enabling Technologies[2], and is involved in Operation Warp Speed.

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 (presumably Porton Down and internal medicine chief of residents at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. [3]


 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Preventing Global Catastrophic Biological Risks14 February 202016 February 2020Munich Security Conference
Munich
Germany
Simulation of a global influenza pandemic predicting an apocalyptic outcome. Held February 2020, with a who-is-who of pandemic planners. Held February 2020.


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