Dr. Matergia completed his medical education at Harvard Medical School. He trained in family medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital where he continues to see patients and teach residents. He is passionate about full scope family medicine, medical education, and the design of healthcare delivery systems in resource-poor settings. Together with his wife, Dr. Matergia co-founded a non-profit dedicated to providing innovative health and education programs in the rural Eastern Himalayas. Currently, he is focused on implementing a lay fieldworker led school health program and developing a community-based care system for child mental health. Dr. Matergia is also interested in the delivery of primary care to adult laborers on the tea estates of Northeast India.