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School of Medicine Greenville

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Matthew Tucker, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-455-8945
Office: 701 Grove Road
Greenville 29605


Research Interest(s): Dr. Tucker's research has focused primarily on the identification and characterization of sleep and its impact on memory processing and cognition in sleep disorders patients, normal aging, and healthy individuals (e.g., medical students). Dr. Tucker also studies memory retention and academic assessment within the medical school context to describe, understand, and improve medical students' acquisition and retention of medical knowledge.
Honors & Awards: Dean's Award
Joseph E. Barmack Award for Outstanding Dissertation
Graduate Teaching Fellowship
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Association for Psychological Science
Society for Neuroscience
Society for Sleep Research
World Sleep Society

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