Instructor in Medicine
Division
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine

Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonay and Clinical Care Medicine

Professional Bio

Matthew Mart, MD, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed his clinical fellowship training in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care.

Dr. Mart’s research, performed under the mentorship of Dr. Wes Ely, focuses on outcomes after critical illness and the interaction of physical and cognitive function in ICU survivors. His current project, “Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Cognitive Impairment after Critical Illness (FITCOG-ICU) Pilot Study,” aims to describe the impact of cardiopulmonary fitness on the development of long-term cognitive impairment following critical illness.

His research is supported through funding from the Arthur and Lisa Wheeler Critical Care Research Fund and the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR). He was recently awarded a Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Grant for a pilot study of remotely monitored home rehabilitation in ICU survivors.

Education

MD - University of Kentucky College of Medicine - 2014
Internship - Internal medicine - University of Kentucky College of Medicine - 2015
Residency - Internal Medicine - University of Kentucky College of Medicine - 2017
Fellowship - Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2021