Meghan Mattos’ research focuses on the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairment in older adults, particularly those living in rural areas with limited access to care. Dr. Mattos practiced clinically in both acute and critical care settings prior to pursuing her PhD, which is where she developed her research interests in gerontology, cognitive health, and health equity. Her continued commitment to providing care to underserved and aging communities drives her research, clinical, and teaching interests.
Dr. Mattos received her PhD from University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and a Health Equity Certificate from University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. She obtained her BA and Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia.
Research focus: mild cognitive impairment, dementia, sleep, technology in preventive health