"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon


Undergraduate Education: Tufts University, Medford, MA, 2009

Graduate School / Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2014

Academic interests 


Adult & pediatric otolaryngology
Sleep medicine
Thyroid/parathyroid surgery
Head & neck reconstruction 


Clinical epidemiology & outcomes research in otolaryngology
Development of novel diagnostic & surgical technology

Recent Publications

Jara SM, Phipps AI, Maynard C, Weaver EM. The Association of Sleep Apnea and Cancer in Veterans., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020 04; 162(4):581-588

Jara SM, Hopp ML, Weaver EM. Association of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment With Sexual Quality of Life in Patients With Sleep Apnea: Follow-up Study of a Randomized Clinical Trial., JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 07; 144(7):587-593

Jara SM, Weaver EM. Association of palatine tonsil size and obstructive sleep apnea in adults., Laryngoscope 2018 04; 128(4):1002-1006