Prof. Godfrey La Ferla is the Project Lead for the University of Malta as MEDIWARN Project Partner 2. A surgeon by profession, Prof. La Ferla is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Malta, occupying this post since 2003. He was also Chairman of the Clinical Department of Surgery between 2000 - 2013. He qualified as a doctor in London in 1977, elected Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Glasgow and England in 1982 and conferred the Ph.D. at the University of Glasgow in 1988. He was awarded M.D. in 1989 from the University of Malta and subsequently appointed Professor of Surgery and Consultant Surgeon in 1991. Under his Deanship, the Faculty has restructured the medical curriculum, established a number of post-graduate courses, attracted outside sources of funding, and markedly diversified the Faculty research portfolio. On the 13th December 2017, he was appointed Member of the National Order of Merit for services rendered to medicine.