Col. Matthew Hepburn, M.D., is currently assigned to DARPA as a program manager, since 2013. Prior to joining DARPA, Col. Hepburn served as the Director of Medical Preparedness on the White House National Security Staff. Additional previous assignments include: Chief Medical Officer at a Level II medical facility in Iraq, clinical research director at the US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, exchange officer to the United Kingdom and internal medicine chief of residents at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.  

Col. Hepburn completed internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship programs at Brooke Army Medical Center. He holds Doctor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering degrees from Duke University.