Senior Associate Dean for Communications
Kathleen Wiater, senior associate dean for communications, is responsible primarily for web marketing for the school's departments and major programs. In this capacity, she directs the school’s Office of Communications and supervises a staff with expertise in web writing and editing, information architecture, content strategy, user experience and photography.
Her team produces websites geared for prospective students, residents, faculty and academic leadership. She and her staff also write and edit stories for the school's website and for the school's electronic newsletter that is sent to ~4,000 subscribers within the UB community, including the medical school's hospital partners.
Wiater came to UB from the University of Wisconsin’s School of Nursing, where she served as director of development. She has held other development positions at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Skidmore College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Wiater received a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Fredonia.