Meet Our Governor

US Air Force Chapter

Congratulations to the US Air Force Chapter Governor, Matthew B. Carroll, MD, FACP. As Governor, Dr. Carroll will serve as the official representative of the College for the US Air Force Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about the new Governor, feel free to read his bio below.

Matthew B. Carroll, MD, FACP

Dr. Carroll

EDUCATION: Undergraduate: United States Air Force Academy USAF Academy, CO Bachelors of Science in Chemistry 1988 to 1992 Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, MD Doctor of Medicine 1992 to 1996

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Internship & Residency: David Grant Medical Center Travis AFB, CA Residency in Internal Medicine 1996 to 1999 Fellowship: Wilford Hall Medical Center Lackland, TX Fellowship in Rheumatology 2005 to 2007

CERTIFICATION: Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine-Board Certification 1999, 2009 Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine-Rheumatology Board Certification 2007

PRESENT POSITION: Designated Institutional Official, Keesler Medical Center GME and Chief of Rheumatology, Keesler Medical Center

ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/ LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Invited Speaker, AF ACP Chapter Meeting, November 2011 Planning Committee Member for Tri-Service ACP Meeting, October 2012


OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General for Rheumatology Institutional Review Board, Chairperson, Keesler Medical Center Associate Program Director, IM Residency, Keesler Medical Center

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/ EXPERTISE: Actively involved in clinical research related to illnesses such as gout, erosive osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, myocardial infarction, psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis, and sub-acromial bursitis; Actively involved in leadership opportunities in academic medicine