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Dennis                         Nadler

Dennis A. Nadler MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation; Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1974)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1972)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1971)
  • BA, Psychology, University at Buffalo, High Distinction (1967)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2002-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2002-present)
  • Associate Dean and Director, Medical Education, University at Buffalo (1990–2002)
  • Medical Director, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1988–1997)
  • Pediatric Consultant, United Cerebral Palsy Association (ICF) (1984–1997)
  • Medical Director, Children's Program, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1980–1997)
  • Pediatric Consultant, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1980–1997)
  • Attending Pediatrician, Erie County Medical Center (1974–1990)
  • Interim Associate Dean and Director, Medical Education, University at Buffalo (1989)
  • Assistant Dean, University at Buffalo (1985–1989)
  • Director, Department of Pediatrics, Erie County Medical Center (1977–1988)
  • Dean‘s Coordinator (Postgraduate Advisement), University at Buffalo (1983–1985)
  • Postgraduate Advisor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1978–1985)
  • Graduate Faculty, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University at Buffalo (1975–1980)
  • Pediatrician-in-Chief, Juvenile Detention Center, Erie County Family Court (1974–1977)
  • Pediatrician-in-Chief, Jesse E. Nash Family Health Center (1974–1975)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Semmelweis University Medal (Budapest, Hungary) (1998)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Initiative
    National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $600,000


Professional Memberships:
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) (1989–2002)
  • Erie County Medical Society (1989–2002)
  • American Medical Association (1989–2002)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society
Presentations:
  • "An Atlas of Medical Illustrations for Patient Education" Annual Meeting, Association of American Medical Colleges (2001)
  • "A Computerized Dean's Letter System" Annual Meeting, Association of American Medical Colleges (2000)
  • "Identifying Alternative Ways Communication Skills Can Be Enhanced in Medical Student Programs" Standardized Patients and Enhancement of Communication Skills Conference (2000)
  • "Advances in Medical Education at the University at Buffalo" Annual Meeting, Hungarian Health Society (1998)
  • "International Exchange Programs in Medical Education" 27th Annual Scientific Symposium, Hungarian Medical Association of America (1996)
  • "Medical Issues in Cerebral Palsy" Parent's Support Group, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1996)
  • "Practicing and Teaching Effective Palliative Care: Common Dilemmas" Updated Issues in Palliative Care and Pain Management of Terminally Ill Patients (1996)
  • "Keeping Pace: Ethical Issues Facing Doctors Today" Day of Recollection, Canisius High School (1992)
  • "Through the Years - Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities" Nurses Association and Continuing Nurse Education Program, New York State Offices of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD) (1992)
  • "Head Injury" , United Cerebral Palsy Association (1991)
  • "Arthrogryposis" , United Cerebral Palsy Association (1990)
  • "Medicine in the 1990‘s" Induction Ceremony, Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med Honor Society (1990)
  • "Ethical Challenges for Health Care in the Next Decade" 4th Annual Vital Issues in Health Care Symposium, Millard Fillmore Hospital (1990)
  • "Cerebral Palsy" 3-Part Series, WBFO Radio (1990)
  • "Neurodevelopment of the Fetus" , Pro-Choice Network of WNY (1990)
  • "Health Hazards of Asbestos" Social and Preventive Medicine Course, University at Buffalo (1989)
  • "Second Hand Smoke" Social and Preventive Medicine Course #SPM 600, University at Buffalo (1989)
  • "Congenital Anomalies, Fetal Development and Congenital Infections" , D'Youville College (1989)
  • "Biting Insects" , WKBW-TV (1989)
  • "Sibling Training for Improved Relationships" Statewide Outreach Training Program, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1989)
  • "Cerebral Palsy, Torch Infections" , D'Youville College (1988)
  • "Human Genetics: Practical Applications for the Health Care Professional" District II Upstate New York Section, NACOG (1987)
  • "Human Genetics: Practical Applications for the Health Care Professional" WNY Chapter, March of Dimes (1987)
  • "The Oath of the Maimonides" 850th Birthday of Maimonides Celebration (1986)
  • "The Baby Doe Issue" Annual Statewide Convention, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1985)
  • "Child Abuse" , WGRZ-TV (1985)
  • "Child Abuse" , Speech and Hearing Association of WNY (1985)
  • "Communication Problems in the Mentally Retarded" Joint Conference, United Cerebral Palsy Association/Speech and Hearing Association of WNY (1985)
  • "Developmental Disabilities" AM Buffalo, WKBW-TV (1985)
  • "Heat Stroke and Exhaustion" , WGRZ-TV, WIVB-TV (1985)
  • "Hypothermia" , WGRZ-TV (1985)
  • "Siamese Twins" , WGRZ-TV (1985)
  • "Mental Retardation Syndromes" Annual Statewide Convention, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1984)
  • "Child Abuse and the Handicapped Child" Annual Statewide Convention, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1983)
  • "Infectious Diseases in the School Setting" Annual Statewide Convention, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1981)
  • "Nutrition in the Handicapped Child" Annual Statewide Convention, United Cerebral Palsy Association (1980)
  • "Medical Aspects of Cerebral Palsy" Sibling Training for Improved Relationships Workshop (1988-1997), United Cerebral Palsy Association
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Service Activities:
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Women‘s Health Elective; Design and implementation; Coordinator (2001)
  • University at Buffalo: Dual MD/MPH Curriculum; Design and implementation.; Coordinator (2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: John Naughton Awards Committee; Committee Member (2000–2002)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Admissions Policy Committee; Committee Member (2000)
  • University at Buffalo: Dual MD/MBA Curriculum; Design and implementation.; Coordinator (1998)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Curriculum Task Force; Member (1997–2002)
  • Erie County Medical Society: Medical Education Committee; Chair (1995–2002)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY): Reference Committee of Bylaws; Committee Member (1995)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Minority Affairs Ad Hoc Committee; Committee Member (1995)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Initiative Phase II Annual Meeting Planning Co; Committee Member (1994–1997)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY): Rules and Order of Business Committee; Committee Member (1994)
  • Reimbursement Demonstration Project Agreement: Primary Care Program Development Subcommittee; Committee Member (1993–1995)
  • American Association of Medical Colleges: Minority Medical Enrichment Program/Robert W. Johnson Ad Hoc Committee; Committee Member (1993)
  • Temple Beth Zion; Vice President (1992)
  • March of Dimes: Health Professions Advisory Committee; Chair (1991–1993)
  • Western New York Health Science Consortium: Management Information System Task Force-Education Committee; Committee Member (1991–1993)
  • Niagara County Community College: College and Career Information Day; Program Coordinator (1991)
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association of Western New York: Human Rights Committee; Committee Member (1991–1997)
  • March of Dimes: Executive Committee of the Board; Committee Member (1991–1993)
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Steering Committee; Committee Member (1991)
  • Health Systems Agency of Western New York, Inc.: Infant Mortality Task Force; Member (1991)
  • Capital University of Medical Science (Beijing, China): 10th Anniversary Celebration (Exchange Program); Invited Participant (1991)
  • American Medical Association: Medical School Section; Delegate (1990–2002)
  • American Association of Medical Colleges: Management Education Program; Participant (1990)
  • Creative Education Foundation: Creative Problem-Solving Workshop; Program Coordinator (1990)
  • American Medical Association: House of Delegates; School Representative (1990–2002)
  • Erie County Medical Society; Member (1990–2002)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Graduation Awards Committee; Committee Member (1990–2002)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Executive Committee; Committee Member (1990–2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Council Steering Committee; Committee Member (1990–2001)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY): Task Force on Private Practice and the University; Member (1990)
  • Temple Beth Zion; Board of Trustees Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: AB/HCP Affiliation Task Group; Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: China Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Curriculum Committee; Primary Care Clerkship Committee, New Course Subcommittee (1990-2002), Ad Hoc Ambulatory Care Curriculum Subcommittee, Health Sciences Curriculum Coordinating Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Early Assurance Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Council Ad Hoc Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Institutional Task Force - Undergraduate Education; Co-Chair (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Inter-Institutional Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Leadership in Primary Care Project Steering Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: MSSNY Medical School Relations Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: MSTP Steering Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Initiative Grant Steering Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Robert Wood Johnson Subcommittee on "Goal 2, Undergraduate Medical Education"; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: SEFA Steering Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Student Affairs and Academic Standing Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • University at Buffalo: International Affairs Committee; Committee Member (1990–present)
  • Erie County Medical Center: Quality Assurance Program; Consultant (1989–1990)
  • March of Dimes: 1st Annual Conference - "The Low Birth Weight Infant"; Program Committee Member and Moderator (1989)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY); Member (1989–2002)
  • State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA) Committee; Committee Member (1989–1997)
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association; President (1988–1997)
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association: Medical Dental Staff; President (1988–1997)
  • Temple Beth Zion: Outreach Committee; Co-Chair (1988–1990)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Resident Evaluation Committee; Committee Member (1987–1988)
  • March of Dimes: Health Professions Advisory Committee; Committee Member (1987–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Senior Student Program - Family Weekend; Program Coordinator (1987–present)
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association; Advisory Board (1985–1997)
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association: Medical Dental Staff; Member (1985–1997)
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association: Medical Dental Staff; Vice President (1985–1988)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Medical School Follies; Program Coordinator (1985–present)
  • New York State Education Department Western Regional Field Services Teams/Office of the Professions: Workshop on Careers in the Licensed Professions; Invited Participant (1984)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society; Secretary (1983–1984)
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association: Telethon; Participant (1981–present)
  • Jewish Center of Greater Buffalo: Health Care Committee; Committee Member (1980–1981)
  • Camp Lakeland; Camp Physician (1980)
  • Hemophilia Center of Western New York; Advisory Board (1979–1980)
  • Parent Aid Community Effort (PACE); Board of Directors (1979–1980)
  • Erie County Medical Center: Executive Committee; Committee Member (1977–1988)
  • Erie County Medical Center: Pediatric Policies and Practices; Space Committee, Professional Practices, CPR, Ambulatory Care, ER Services, Credentials, Pharmacy and Therapeutics.; Member (1977–present)
  • Geriatric Education Grant: Steering Committee and Planning Board; Member
  • New York State Pre-Med Advisors Program: "Overview of Medical Education - What Makes UB Different"; Moderator
  • Post Bac Program: Graduation Speaker (2000, 2001)
  • S.T.E.P. Program: Graduation Speaker (2000, 2001)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Career Advisement Day Program (1985, 1986); Panel Member and Speaker
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Career Advisor System; Coordinator
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Council on International Studies and Programs (1994-1996, 1996-1998); Member
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Curriculum Innovation; Coordinator
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Enhanced Standards for Admissions, Early Assurance Guaranteed Acceptance Prog; Coordinator
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Enhanced Standards for Graduation Honors; Coordinator
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty/Student Resource Program; Coordinator
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Generalist Scholars Program for Seniors; Design and implementation; Coordinator
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: New "Physicians‘ Oath"; Coordinator
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Initiative Planning Grant; Coordinator
  • University Medical Practice Services, Inc.; Director
  • WGRZ-TV; Consultant

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Contact Information

Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo
Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-1260
Fax: (716) 878-1277
Email: dnadler@buffalo.edu

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