The nation’s first Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) was established in Buffalo in 2017 after — in a single week — three traditional drug-treatment court defendants fatally overdosed on opioids before their second court appearance.
Sixty-seven oral and poster presentations were showcased at the 13th annual Neuroscience Research Day of the neuroscience program and the Buffalo Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN).
The importance of self-confidence was a key point stressed throughout the annual “Rx for Success: Preparing for Medical School” program held at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
The New York State Area Health Education Center System (AHEC), based in the Department of Family Medicine, has received two federal grants for programs aimed at addressing the opioid epidemic.
Pedro Rivera-Hernandez, MD Neonatal-perinatal medicine fellow, 2018-2021
Susana Ruano, MD Pediatric resident, 2018-2021
Robert W. Macek, MD
Family medicine physician Family medicine residency class of 2018
Changyi Ji PhD candidate Mentor: Daniel Kosman, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor
Jaclyn Morrison-Cole UB Medical School class of 2011 Undergraduate major: biomedical sciences/biochemical pharmacology, UB
Matthew Corey UB Medical School class of 2011 Undergraduate Major: Latin American Studies, College of William and Mary
Amanda B. Hassinger, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Roseanne Berger, MD Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Amy Jacobs, PhD Assistant professor of microbiology and immunology
Stephen Turkovich, MD Assistant professor of clinical pediatrics
Mark O'Brian, PhD Professor of biochemistry
Barry Willer, PhD Professor of psychiatry