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LTC Matthew G. Clark

Program Director
Phone: 845.938.1381

LTC Clark is originally from Lisbon, Iowa and is the 1995 distinguished military graduate of the Army Reserve Officer Training Program at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In addition to prior service as an enlisted intelligence analyst, his past assignments include the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research; Alpha Company, 168th Medical Battalion (Area Support); US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense; the US Army Medical Materiel Development Activity; the Army Asymmetric Warfare Office under the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (G-3/5/7) of the Department of the Army; and the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC).

Notably, in Iraq he served on the Army Materiel Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology Team as Special Staff to the Multinational Force and Corps in Iraq. He was directly responsible for identifying the critical shortfall of armored wheeled ground ambulances and successfully worked through the Joint Staff to fund, acquire, and field heavy armored ground ambulances for the Army and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan. While serving in his follow-on appointment as Deputy Commander of the US Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA), he and 3 other Army representatives served as subject matter experts in the design of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) ambulance. His efforts had a significant and enduring impact on warfighter survivability across the CENTCOM area of responsibility.

Most recently, while serving as the the Deputy Director of the Plans, Programs, Analysis and Evaluation (PPA&E) Directorate of the USAMRMC, he was competitively selected to represent both the US Army Office of the Surgeon General and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)) in the Army Congressional Orientation Program. In that program he served in the Office of Congressman Elijah Cummings as both the Military and Medical Legislative Assistant.

LTC Clark’s schooling includes the Command and General Staff College-Intermediate Level Education, AMEDD Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Naval Post Graduate School Advanced Acquisition Program, AMEDD Combat Casualty Care Course, Intermediate and Advanced Science and Technology Management, Program Management Tools, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Fundamentals of System Acquisition Management, the Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties Course, the Managing Medical Acquisition Programs (MMAP II) short course, IACUC 101, the Medical Service Corps Junior Officer week, and various national and international scientific meetings. He is certified at the Defense Acquisition University Level III in Science and Technology Management and Program Management. He has published six book chapters and over 15 scientific and professional articles.

LTC Clark is a recipient of the Surgeon General’s “A” proficiency designator, the highest award for professional achievement, and he is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit. His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (6th award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), Army Achievement Medal (2nd award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd award), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, the Expert Field Medic Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

PL100: General Psychology for Leaders