Name: Mathew Van Smith
School: Morehouse School of Medicine
Hometown: Tucson, Arizona
Classification: Second year medical student
Career Goal: Neurological Surgery
After graduation, this aspiring neurosurgeon, husband and father will complete his residency and research in neurosurgery with a focus in functional neurosurgery. In his spare time, Mathew tutors first-year medical students and is the founder/president of the Neurosurgery Interest Group. The most influential people in his life are his wife and parents.
Mathew lives by the motto: “There’s no such thing as a life that’s better than yours; love yours.”