Matthew Pullen

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine


Administrator Info
Name: Laura Torgeson
Phone: 612-624-9996
Fax: 612-625-4410
Mail: Mayo Memorial Building, MMC 250, 420 Delaware Street S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455 

Dr. Matthew Pullen completed both his medical education and residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, followed by an infectious diseases and international medicine fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Prior to fellowship, his primary areas of research were novel sequencing techniques and group A streptococcus. During fellowship, his research has primarily focused on tuberculosis, cryptococcal meningitis, and COVID-19. He was awarded an NIH Fogarty Global Health Fellowship, allowing him to spend a year working on tuberculosis whole genome sequencing projects in Uganda, as well as performing clinical duties as a consultant and providing medical education lectures.

Research Summary

  • Data science
  • Epidemiology
  • Biodefense

Clinical Summary

COVID-19; Tuberculosis; Cryptococcal meningitis

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Internal Medicine, Residency
University of Tennessee Health Center
Infectious Diseases, Fellowship
University of Minnesota Medical School

Honors and Recognition

Bruce Steinhauer Altriusm Award, UTHSC

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians
Infectious Diseases Society of America