JOHN MEARA, MD, DMD, MBA
Director
Program in Global Surgery & Social Change (PGSSC)

Dr. Meara is Chief of the Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital. Since 2008, he has Co-Directed the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship program in collaboration with Partners In Health. Dr. Meara has a particular interest in augmenting the delivery of quality surgical care in low-resource settings. He is involved in multiple global surgery projects looking at the burden of surgical disease, surgical capacity and systems building in low-resource environments, surgical education, and the economic impact of untreated surgical disease.