A photo of Matthew Hilliard with Marsh Hall's bell tower in the background.

Hilliard, Matthew

Title: Assistant Professor of PA Studies

College: College of Science, Mathematics, and Health

Department: Department of Health Sciences

Phone: 304-384-6130

Room: Fine Arts CA 37

Box: F-30

Hilliard, Matthew


Matthew Hilliard graduated from Williamsport Hospital in Pennsylvania as a Paramedic in 1993, and shortly after moved to Beckley, WV. He began teaching as a lead Paramedic instructor in 1998. In 2005, Matthew graduated with a Masters in Physician Assistant, and has gained most of his experience as a cardiology PA.

Hilliard is a volunteer coach and trainer for Beckley Boys Soccer. He is married with 2 adult daughters, and his hobbies include action photography, fishing, and camping.

Matthew’s teaching experience is in Pre-hospital medicine, Cardiology, and he has precepted PA students for most of his career.


  • MS in Physician Assistant – Mountain State University
  • Paramedic Science with PA College of Technology/Williamsport Paramedic Training Institute


  • Homocysteine as a novel cardiac biomarker – Research project 2005