Award-winning medical students were among 143 graduating from
the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrates
major milestone in new facility’s construction.
Members of the Class of 2016 gathered with family, friends and
faculty to reveal and celebrate the next steps in their medical
Jason Edwards, MD ’16, feels fortunate he did not have to
leave Buffalo to attend medical school, and once his training is
complete, he intends to practice medicine in Western New York.
Mentor: Lee Ann Sinha, right
UB Medical School class of 2014 (MD/PhD)
Undergraduate major: biological sciences, UB
Family medicine resident
UB Medical School class of 2013
Undergraduate major: biological sciences, Cornell
Mentor: Gabriela Popescu, left
UB Medical School class of 2011
Undergraduate Major: Latin American Studies, College of William and
Abiola Adelaja, MD
Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
Sergio Hernandez, MD ’06
Assistant professor of clinical psychiatry
Barry Willer, PhD
Professor of psychiatry
Amanda B. Hassinger, MD
Assistant professor of pediatrics
Stephen Turkovich, MD
Assistant professor of clinical pediatrics
Amy Jacobs, PhD
Assistant professor of microbiology and immunology
Beth Smith, MD ’00
Associate professor of psychiatry
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is the
oldest school in the university with some of the most innovative
approaches to graduate and professional education.
Maximizing our school’s benefits for the region and for
Internationally recognized contributions to medical
State-of-the-art core instrumentation facilities.
Lifesaving treatments and improved quality of life.
Seeking to understand how cells and organisms work.
Hub of life sciences expertise and innovation in Buffalo