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Matthew Dear, OMS-II


Matthew Dear is a second-year medical student at UIWSOM in San Antonio.? He is from Euless, TX (in between Dallas and Fort Worth) and left to obtain a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from Texas A&M University.? Following graduation, he worked at UT Southwestern in Dallas dealing with novel gene therapy research in the pediatric neurology department.? Currently, Matthew is the Vice-President of Pride in Practice, which is UIWSOM’s LGBTQI+ organization, and he is excited to advocate for LGBTQI+ health and inclusivity in healthcare.? Outside of academics, Matthew enjoys traveling, hiking, and watching college football (even when Texas A&M football is being disappointing).? Following medical school, Matthew hopes to find a career in internal medicine.