Matthew Kridel

Assistant Professor

Matthew Kridel

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurology

  • (706) 721-6711
  • HF


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology University of South Alabama, 2019

  • MS, Psychology, General University of South Alabama, 2016

  • BA, Psychology, General Gannon University, 2014


  • Psychologist Georgia Secretary of State, 2021

  • Authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology (APIT) PSYPACT Commission, 2023

Awards & Honors

  • MCG Exemplary Teaching Award in Undergraduate Medical Education Medical College of Georgia, 2022

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6220

  • MEDI 6240

  • MEDI 6320

    Brain, Behavior, & Movement
  • MEDI 6120

    Foundations of Medicine
  • MEDI 6330

    Healthcare Across the Lifespan
  • MEDI 6150

    MCG YOU+
  • MEDI 6130



Selected Recent Publications

  • Risk factors of homelessness among sexual and gender minorities in the Southeastern U.S., 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Suicidality and Discriminatory Experiences with Healthcare Providers in LGBT Emerging Adults, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Scoping Review of Institutional Policies and Recommendations for Trans Inpatient Mental Health, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Insomnia-suicide link across the life cycle: A review, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Validation of the Brief Sense of Community Scale in a lesbian, gay, and bisexual sample, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Public Service

  • The Augusta Players 2022 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • The Augusta Jr. Players Production of "Akeelah and the Bee" 2022 - 2022

    Role: Other