Surgeons and researchers sharing facilities in one building
results in collaboration, synergy and world-class innovation.
Award-winning medical students were among 130 graduating from
the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Seventeen members of the medical school Class of 2018 were among
those inducted into the UB chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor
Society for 2017. They were recognized for compassion and
excellence in medical care.
Doctoral candidate in biochemistry
UB Medical School Class of 2019
Undergraduate major: biochemistry, Nazareth College
UB Medical School Class of 2017
Undergraduate major: biology, Siena College
Jason Edwards, MD ’16
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Family medicine resident
UB Medical School class of 2013
Undergraduate major: biological sciences, Cornell
Aseel Abu-Dayya, MD
Elad Levy, MD
Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery
Amy Jacobs, PhD
Assistant professor of microbiology and immunology
Beth Smith, MD ’00
Associate professor of psychiatry
Barry Willer, PhD
Professor of psychiatry
Mark O'Brian, PhD
Professor of biochemistry
Amanda B. Hassinger, MD
Assistant professor of pediatrics
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