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Matthew John Peterson

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
Medicine, Geriatrics
Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Campbell University Department of Clinical Research, PO Box 1090, Buies Creek, NC 27506


Dr. Peterson's broad research interests are in aging and functional decline. He has been an investigator on VA, NIH, and foundation funded clinical trials and clinical demonstration projects that examined the effect of physical activity on the mobility and function in older adults from both institutionalized and community dwelling populations. Currently Dr. Peterson is a tenured Associate Professor in the University of North Carolina Wilmington School of Nursing, where he teaches epidemiology, statistics, and advanced scientific writing. He also provides statistical support for UNCW nursing faculty on multiple federal and foundation funded projects.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine · 2019 - Present Medicine, Geriatrics, Medicine

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 2006 Ph.D.