Matthew Makowski, MD, PhD

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Education and Training

Purdue University

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine

Advanced Training
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University

Career and research goals

My career goals are to serve patients as a physician in the ICU and Pulmonary Clinic and to further human exploration capability through mitigating decompression sickness and oxygen toxicity in hyper and hypobaric environments.

About the Duke Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program

What were you looking for in a fellowship program?
Rigorous clinical training and research opportunities in environmental physiology.

What are the strengths of the Duke Program?
Duke greatest strengths are the supportive faculty, collegial clinical team members, and the support for research endeavors.

About Life in Durham

What is the best thing about living in Durham and the Triangle?
There are many beautiful local parks for recreational activities.

What are your interests outside of medicine?
Reading, exercising, spending time with my family.