Hometown: Texarkana, TX Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University (Molecular Biology) Medical School: Harvard Medical School Graduate School: Harvard School of Public Health Research Interests: economic assessment of global surgery, value-based health care, global health care policy
Hughes CD, Babigian A, McCormack S, Alkire BC, Wong A, Pap SA, Vincent JR,Meara JG, Castiglione C, Silverman R. The clinical and economic impact of a sustained program in global plastic surgery: valuing cleft care in resource-poorsettings. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jul;130(1):87e-94e.
Hughes CD, Nash KA, Alkire BC, McClain CD, Hagander LE, Smithers CJ, Raymonville M, Sullivan SR, Riviello R, Rogers SO, Meara JG. The impact of natural disaster on pediatric surgical delivery: a review of Haiti six months before and after the 2010 earthquake. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May;23(2):523-33.
Alkire BC, Vincent JR, Burns CT, Metzler IS, Farmer PE, Meara JG. Obstructed labor and caesarean delivery: the cost and benefit of surgical intervention. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e34595. Epub 2012 Apr 25.
Warf BC, Alkire BC, Bhai S, Hughes C, Schiff SJ, Vincent JR, Meara JG. Costs and benefits of neurosurgical intervention for infant hydrocephalus in sub-Saharan Africa. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Nov;8(5):509-21.
Abbott MM, Alkire BC, Meara JG. The value proposition: using a cost improvement map to improve value for patients with nonsyndromic, isolated cleft palate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Apr;127(4):1650-8.
Alkire B, Hughes CD, Nash K, Vincent JR, Meara JG. Potential economic benefit of cleft lip and palate repair in sub-Saharan Africa. World J Surg. 2011 Jun;35(6):1194-201.
Alkire BC, Bhattacharyya N. An assessment of sinonasal anatomic variants potentially associated with recurrent acute rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope. 2010 Mar;120(3):631-4.