Matthew Harris joined the Office of Gift Development in early 2015 as a Communications Specialist to handle and array of writing duties related to marshalling philanthropic support for Medical School’s endeavors. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree with an emphasis in News-Editorial reporting, from the University of Missouri and a Bachelor of Arts in History.
Prior to joining the Office of Gift Development, Matt worked as a reporter the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune, The Citizens’ Voice, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and The Advocate. He believes supporting healthcare education and research is a community endeavor, one that’s easy to embrace and support if the public and donors know the tangible impact their support plays in understanding and combating disease.