Iowa PIRG Staff

Matt Wellington
Director, Campaigns To Stop The Overuse of Antibiotics & End The Nicotine Trap
(845) 591-5646

Started on staff: 2013
B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Manhattan College

Matt directs two of U.S. PIRG's public health campaigns to address the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infections by stopping the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture, and to reverse the alarming increase in teen nicotine addiction by banning tobacco products marketed to kids. Matt lives with his wife in Maine, is an avid outdoorsman and loves to play the drums and harmonica.

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