Matthew K. Pelletier, PhD

Associate Professor of Human GeneticsMatthew K. Pelletier, PhD
Director of Assessment and Outcomes
Department of Molecular and Cellular Sciences
Phone: (434) 592-6907


  • PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • BS, Liberty University


Dr. Pelletier graduated from Liberty University with a BS in Biology in 1993, and completed a PhD program in biology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1997. Prior to joining the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Pelletier taught Molecular and Cell Biology and Principles of Genetics at Houghton College for 14 years and also served as department chair for six years.