Missions

Face the Future™ Rwanda Mission 2015

In February, 2015 I had the great pleasure and privilege to lead the surgical team on our annual humanitarian mission to Kigali, Rwanda. The tagline for our Face the Future™ Foundation is, “Providing hope – one child at a time.” By all measures, our mission was a resounding success in meeting this goal.

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Changing the Face of the Future

There are hundreds of thousands of children around the world, many in under-developed countries or in under-privileged social situations, who suffer from facial deformities. These may be congenital, such as the common cleft lip and palate (about one in 500 births), or more uncommon such as microtia (absent ears) or...

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Face the Future™ Follow Up

While the mission to Rwanda took place in February, we just received the final edit of the video that documented the Face the Future™ Foundation’s work. “There was mutual agreement from our Rwandan colleagues, the Ministry of Health and our team that the mission was an outstanding success. Plans are...

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Rwanda Face the Future™ Mission Success

In early February 2013, Dr. Adamson led a team of 10, including world-renowned surgeons from Johns Hopkins University, The Cleveland Clinic, and Baylor University in San Antonio, Texas to Kigali, Rwanda. More than 30 extremely complex patients with severe facial deformities were consulted and 17 had restorative operations. These included...

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