Hailing from Oak Brook, IL Matthew Moy is proud and excited to be serving as your Vice President for Programming Development. He is a 3rd year medical student at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science - Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, IL. Matt has a deep and extensive history with national AMSA. Prior to being elected, he served as the chair of the Race, Ethnicity and Culture in Health (REACH) Committee Chair and Wellness &Student Life Policy Coordinator for two years. He served on the Health Care for All Campaign after his time as an intern at the national office in the fall and winter of 2007 where he worked on multiple campaigns and bills on Capitol Hill integral to AMSA’s goals.
It was during his undergraduate years he discovered AMSA, became his chapter president and began his career in national AMSA as the Advocacy Action Committee Pre-medical Representative. Upon graduating at Benedictine University with a bachelor’s in Molecular Biology and a Spanish Minor as a Scholar with Distinction, Matt Moy continued his education to complete a M.P.H. at his alma mater. In 2009, he worked with the Uganda Village Project in the Iganga district of Eastern Uganda on sustainable public health initiatives with underserved villages through collaboration with health centers and local government.
Matt Moy currently serves as his medical school’s chapter AMSA co-president and researches on myocardial effects of erythropoietin during resuscitation from cardiac arrest at Rosalind Franklin’s Resuscitation Institute. He concurrently works as a faculty advising committee chair that oversees and organizes continuous contact between medical students of all classes and institution faculty. He is committed to helping his fellow future physicians become strong, well-rounded health care providers.
Outside of academic and AMSA affairs, Matt likes to run, play volleyball, rock climb, trapeze, and dance in flash mobs.