Matthew L. Russell, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor


MD, UMASS medical, 1998

MSc, BUSPH, 2003

BA, BU, 1994

General field of research:

Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care

Affiliations other than medicine:

Section of Geriatric Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

VistaCare hospice

Contact information:


88 East Newton St. Robinson 2

Phone: (617)-638 6100

Fax: (617)-638 6179

Summary of research interest:

My current area of academic interest is in geriatrics-based palliative care. I am interested in communication skills training for medical students, residents,fellows, and colleagues. In addition, I teach symptom assessment and treatment in advanced and end-stage disease.