Assistant Professor of Surgery
UNC School of Medicine
Jared Gallaher, MD, MPH, FACS, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery at UNC in Chapel Hill, NC. He also has an adjunct appointment in the UNC Gilings School of Global Public Health and co-teaches a course there each spring on cost-effectiveness analysis. Dr. Gallaher graduated from Wake Forest School of Medicine in 2011 and completed his MPH at UNC Gilings School of Global Public Health in 2016. After finishing his General Surgery Residency at UNC in 2018, he completed his Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University in 2019 and then returned to UNC to join the faculty in the Department of Surgery. His research focuses on global health in Malawi, especially in the fields of trauma, general surgery, and burn, and he serves as the co-director of the Malawi Surgical Initiative at UNC. He has also published clinical research on trauma and ECMO in the United States.