• Matthew Pilz

  • Software Engineer Senior

    • MCRI - MCRI-National Farm Medicine
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. ML8 Marshfield, WI 54449


BS, Web Technologies, Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska
AAS, eCommerce / Web Administration, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, WI

Work Experience

2010 to 2012:
Web Developer / UX Designer, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Marshfield, WI
2011 to 2019:
Founder, linkedPIXEL LLC, Marshfield, WI
2019 to Present:
Programmer / Analyst, National Farm Medicine Center, Marshfield, WI


Mr. Pilz devotes his technical expertise toward developing and enhancing a multitude of research-centric applications and websites. With a natural drive to create and innovate—including as a three-time grand prize winning Intel app innovator—Matt strides to remain at the forefront of this everevolving world of technology. Matt's specialized computing interests include educational and entertainment-based mobile app development, interactive usability analysis and accessible website design. Additional areas of focus include data visualization and emerging platforms such as augmented and virtual reality design methodologies.

Research Interests

Born and raised in small-town Wisconsin, Matt has experienced the unique blend of rural and agriculture-driven communities juxtaposed with advanced medical and research-based initiatives by Marshfield Clinic Health System. With an AAS, BS and various certificates and diplomas in programming and web-based technologies, Matt supplies professional experience across a diverse range of technical topics. For more than 15 years, Matt has directly contributed toward health and research-related causes including for Center for Community Health Advancement, Corporate Communications and National Farm Medicine Center. Recently he has developed a number of unique concepts including an augmented reality prototype for emergency responders on rural farms. Matt continues to maintain numerous research projects including AgInjuryNews.org, NFMCFarmMapper.com and SaferFarm.org.

Select Publications

  • Burke R, Pilz M, Redmond E, Sauer M, Weichelt B. JA:2021-3. Dissemination and Adoption of AgInjuryNews.org: A Publicly Available Collection of Agricultural Injury Media Reports. Journal of Agromedicine. 2020 December 6;25(3):232-233. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2020.1763725.
  • Weichelt BP, Pilz M, Burke R, Puthoff D, Namkoong K. The Potential of AI and ChatGPT in Improving Agricultural Injury and Illness Surveillance Programming and Dissemination. [published online ahead of print 2023 December 5]. J Agromedicine. 1-5. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2023.2284959.
    PubMed ID: 38050835