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Case Study - Glen's Story

Glen was born with a severe cleft lip and palate and ended up with severe growth disturbance involving his face and nose. Glen's facial bones and jaws have been completely realigned and his nose rebuilt with a rib graft.


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Jigsaw Foundation. News and Events


Tony Holmes in discussion with Jon Faine
07 Mar, 2019

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Tony Holmes receives AO
26 Jan, 2019

After many selfless years of service to his profession, Tony has today been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine, particularly to reconstructive and craniofacial surgery, as a leader, clinician and educator, and to professional medical associations.

Tony founded the Jigsaw Foundation in 1990 and is currently a board member. 

This award is recognition of Tony's position as a pre-eminent surgeon globally in the area of craniofacial surgery. Tony's efforts to improve the lives of children is an inspiration to all of us at the Foundation.

Congratulations Tony. 

 

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Jigsaw Director appointed as Co-Chair of the Lancet Commission
01 Jun, 2016

Professor John Meara, Jigsaw Foundation Director, has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. John undertook some of his training at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and was later Head of the Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit at the RCH. He subsequently moved to Boston as Head of Plastic Surgery at the Boston Children’s Hospital and is now Professor of Global Health at Harvard.  ..


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