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Dr. Matthew Van Patton
Dr. Matthew Van Patton, Director,
Medicaid & Long-Term Care

Dr. Matthew A. Van Patton brings broad experience in the healthcare and public policy arena.

His 18-year career has focused on healthcare and public policy.  Most recently, he has served as the President & CEO of Cadre Medical Technologies, LLC, a startup healthcare technology company building transition of care and staff placement solutions.

Previously, Van Patton served as the Chief of Staff for Congressman Trey Gowdy.  He has also worked as Chief of Staff to the Board of Directors, Chief Policy Officer, Director of Innovations and Institutional Review Board Administrator for the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

Van Patton holds a Doctor of Health Administration degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.  Additionally, he also holds a Master of Arts in Strategic Communications and Leadership from Seton Hall University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of South Carolina Upstate.

Van Patton is a Liberty Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

Roxie Anderson, Administrative Assistant
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