Matt Kime, BS


Matt received his Bachelors degree in biology with concentrations in microbiology and immunology from Virginia Tech in May 2013. During his undergraduate studies, he worked as a nurse aide at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery in Blacksburg, VA and as a research assistant for the UVA Clinical Trials Office. After graduating, Matt moved back to Charlottesville and became a Data Technician for the UVA Transplant Center Quality Department in 2013. He then became a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Department of Surgery’s Transplant Division in 2015, where he coordinated drug and device trials related to liver, kidney, pancreas, and lung transplantation and became the division team lead until August 2018. Matt spent a year as the Regulatory Specialist for the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology before joining the Department of Surgery’s Surgical Therapeutic Advancement Center in July 2019 as a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, where he coordinates the cardiac surgery studies.