Matthew Frankel, M.D.

Matt serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Turtle Conservancy. He is an ER physician at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott, AZ, a philanthropist and, of course, a life-long turtle and tortoise enthusiast. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology and a Master of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Maine and an MD from Wayne State University.

A strong supporter of global conservation, Matt also serves on the Boards of the Center for Biological Diversity and the Frankel Family Foundation, is the founder and Director of the Surprise Spring Foundation, is a Member on the Advisory Board for the Union of Concerned Scientists, and is a past Board member of Prescott’s Heritage Park Zoo.