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Martin T.                      Hoffman

Martin T. Hoffman MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Associate Professor and Interim Chief, Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation

Specialty/Research Focus

Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation; General Pediatrics; Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1976)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1975)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1973)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1972)
  • BA, Psychology, Brandeis University, cum laude (1968)
Employment:
  • Interim Chief, Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010-present)
  • Interim Medical Director, Robert Warner, MD, Center for Children with Special Needs, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1997-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1991-present)
  • Consulting Physician, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital (1997–2013)
  • Medical Director, Center for Children and Families, University at Buffalo (1998–2010)
  • Director, Pediatric Center for Learning and Success, University at Buffalo (1996–2010)
  • Co-Medical Director, Parents and Children Together (PACT) Program, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2002–2008)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Physician Assistant Program, D‘Youville College (1994–1997)
  • Courtesy Staff, Newborn Care, Mercy Hospital (1976–1997)
  • Consulting Staff, Tri County Hospital (1976–1997)
  • Attending Physician, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital (1976–1997)
  • Pediatrician, Health Care Plan/Springville Pediatric Office (formerly Springville Pediatric Associates) (1976–1997)
  • Chief of Pediatrics, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital (1985–1993)
  • Associate Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1976–1992)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1979–1991)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1975–1979)
  • Clinical Assistant Instructor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1972–1975)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Frederick B. Wilkes Teaching Award (1996)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Robert Berkson Memorial Award (1995)
  • Health Care Plan: Lifetime of Learning Award (1993)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: John Paroski Award (Outstanding Educator of the Year) (1989)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Outstanding Educator of the Year (1st recipient of annual award) (1985)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Residency Fellowship (1975)
  • Best Doctors in America (2006-2010)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Recipient of CATCH (Community Access to Child Health)

Research Expertise:
  • ADHD
  • Autism
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2006–January 2010
    Adaptive Treatments for Children with ADHD
    Institute of Education Sciences
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,702,828
  • January 2005–January 2010
    Behavior Modification and Young ADHD Children
    National Institute of Mental Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $2,434,031

Journal Articles:

Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Fellow (FAAP) (1977–present)
  • Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: Fellow
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society
  • Academic Pediatric Association
Presentations:
  • "The Doctor's Dilemma: Neurodevelopment Variation vs. Disorder and Workshop" Annual Conference, ADHD and Autism Associates of Central New York (2010)
  • "Attention and Learning" Annual Conference, University at Buffalo, School of Dentistry (2009)
  • "ADHD and Learning Disabilities" Nurse Practitioner Program, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "ADHD" Seminar, Lorman Education (2008)
  • "ADHD: What's New?" Grand Rounds, Sisters Hospital (2008)
  • "ADHD: What‘s New?" Annual Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo, Pediatric Dentists (2008)
  • "Attention and Learning: Pediatric Perspectives" Newman Club, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • "All Along the Spectrum: An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders" Community Collaborative, Orleans/Niagara BOCES (2007)
  • "Alphabet Soup and Numbers: Helping Your Patient with Learning Problems" Resident Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Treatment of ADHD" Resident Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "ADHD: What's New?" Western New York Chapter, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) (2006)
  • "ADHD: What's New?" Monroe County Chapter, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) (2006)
  • "Alphabet Soup: Classification and Understanding of Learning Disability Process" Resident Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "ADHD, the Long and the Short of It" Resident Lecture, University at Buffalo, Family Medicine Program (2006)
  • "Diagnosis and Evaluation for ADHD" Resident Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Behavioral and Pharmacological Treatment for Children with ADHD" Annual Convention, American Psychological Association (2005)
  • "ADHD: What's Old and What's New?" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital (2005)
  • "What‘s New, the Long and the Short of It" Residents Conference, Good Samaritan Hospital (2005)
  • "Developmental Surveillance and Screening" Resident Teaching Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Diagnosis of ADHD" Resident Teaching Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "ADHD Medication: Yes or NO?" , Attention Deficit Disorder Resource, Education, Support Services (ADDRESS) (2004)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" , Baker Victory Services (2004)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and ADHD" School of Nursing, University at Buffalo (2004)
  • "Managing Behavior and Managing Medication in Kids with ADHD: Dose Effects and Individual Variation" Annual Meeting, Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Region III (2004)
  • "The Daily Report Card and Individual Medication Assessment for Kids with ADHD: A 'How to' Workshop" Annual Meeting, Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Region III (2004)
  • "The Single and Combined Effects of Three Intensities of Behavior Modification and Four Intensities of Medication in a Summer Treatment Program Classroom" Annual Meeting, Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (2004)
  • "Treatment of ADHD" Resident Teaching Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Becoming Better Teachers" Incoming Residents Week, University at Buffalo (2004)
  • "ADHD Diagnosis" Resident Teaching Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Learning Disability and Special Education Law" Resident Teaching Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" Parent Conference, Baker Victory Services (2004)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" , Century Airport Pediatrics (2003)
  • "A Dose Ranging Study of Behavioral and Pharmacological Treatment for Children with ADHD" 37th Annual Convention, Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "An Investigation of School-Year Follow-up Procedures Following a Summer Treatment Program for Children with ADHD" 37th Annual Convention, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "Behavioral and Pharmacological Treatment for Children with ADHD in the Home Setting" 37th Annual Convention, Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "Effects of Continued Parent Interventions Following a Summer Treatment Program for Children with ADHD" 37th Annual Convention, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "Impact of Child, Family, and Treatment Experience Factors on Treatment Preference/Acceptability Among Parents of Children with ADHD Attending a Summer Treatment Program" 37th Annual Convention, Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "Neurodevelopment and ADHD" Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students, University at Buffalo School of Nursing (2003)
  • "Parenting Practices and Childhood Disruptive Behavior in the Summer Treatment Program" 37th Annual Convention, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "The Impact of Treatment on Deviancy Training in Children with ADHD" 37th Annual Convention, Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "The Single and Combined Effects of Three Intensities of Behavior Modification and Four Intensities of Medication in a Summer Treatment Program Classroom" 37th Annual Convention, Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (2003)
  • "ADHD Medication: Yes or No?" , Attention Deficit Disorder Resource, Education, Support Services (ADDRESS) (2003)
  • "Efficacy Along with Time Course and Behavioral Modifications of Transdermal Methylphenidate in a Summer Treatment Program" Annual Meeting, Ambulatory Pediatric Association (2003)
  • "Seize the Day, New Approaches to ADHD Treatment" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics, Satellite Symposium (2003)
  • "What's New in ADHD" Grand Rounds, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital (2003)
  • "Neurodevelopment and ADHD" Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students, University at Buffalo School of Nursing (2002)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" , Century Airport Pediatrics (2002)
  • "Adverse Events with Once-Daily Transdermal Methylphenidate in Children with ADHD" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2002)
  • "DSM IV Criteria for the Diagnosis of ADHD" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics, Satellite Symposium (2002)
  • "Efficacy in Combination with Behavioral Modifcation, Evening Parent Ratings, and Time-Course of Once-Daily Methylphenidate in Children with ADHD" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics (2002)
  • "Efficacy of Once-Daily Transdermal Methylphenidate in Children with ADHD" Annual Conference, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) (2002)
  • "More than Just Teenage Troubles: Issues and Management of ADHD" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics, Key Issues in Adolescent ADHD - Satellite Symposium (2002)
  • "Neurodevelopment and Attention" Occupational Therapy Students, D'Youville College (2002)
  • "Once-Daily Transdermal Methylphenidate Improves Teacher, Parent and CGI Ratings" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2002)
  • "Practical Approaches to Treatment of ADHD" National Conference and Exhibition, American Academy of Pediatrics, Satellite Symposium (2002)
  • "Dose Ranging Studies Demonstrating the Efficacy of Once-Daily Transdermal Methylphenidate, TIme Course of Action and Effect in Combination with Behavioral Modification in Pediatrics Patients with ADHD" Annual Meeting, Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (2002)
  • "Efficacy of Once-Daily Transdermal Methylphenidate in Children with ADHD" Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association (2002)
  • "Improved Nightly Parent Ratings with Once-Daily Transdermal Methylphenidate" Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association (2002)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" , Century Airport Pediatrics (2002)
  • "Onset and Offset Time-Course of a Methylphenidate Transdermal System" Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association (2002)
  • "ADHD" School Clinics, Kaleida Health (2002)
  • "Attention and Neurodevelopment" , Baker Victory Services (2002)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" Staff Training, Heritage Educational Center (2002)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" , Drake Elementary School (2002)
  • "ADHD" Resident Teaching Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2002)
  • "School and Learning Problems" Resident Teaching Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2002)
  • "Medications for ADHD" , Attention Deficit Disorder Resource, Education, Support Services (ADDRESS) (2002)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Attention and Learning" , Niagara County Mental Health Association (2001)
  • "Medical Problems with Behavioral Consequences" Union Meeting, New York State United Teachers (2001)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and Behavior" Annual Conference, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center (2001)
  • "Dyslexia and More: Comprehensive Evaluations are Necessary" Administrators Meeting, Western New York Educational Resource Council (2001)
  • "Medications for ADHD: What's Old and What's New" Conference on ADHD, Summit Educational Resources (2001)
  • "Diagnosis and Assessment of ADHD" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Sisters Hospital (2001)
  • "Learning, Behavior and Attention" Inservice, East Aurora Teachers (2001)
  • "New Treatments for ADHD" All Kinds of Minds Clinician Conference (2001)
  • "Update on ADHD" WNY Chapter Meeting, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (2001)
  • "ADHD and Learning Disorders" , LaSalle High School (2001)
  • "Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of Special Education Rules" Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2001)
  • "Working with Doctors/Working with Medications" , Summit Educational Resources (2001)
  • "ADHD" Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2001)
  • "Pediatric Perspectives on Learning Disorders" "The Learning Disabled Child, Medical and Educational Approaches and Treatment" Conference, NYS Ophthalmological Society (2001)
  • "ADHD: Diagnosis and Treatment" Pediatric Update for the Primary Care Practitioner, Charles Cole Memorial Hospital (2000)
  • "Attention, Learning and Behavior" , Century Airport Pediatrics (2000)
  • "Dyslexia and More: Comprehensive Evaluations are Necessary" Buffalo Branch Meeting, International Dyslexia Association (2000)
  • "A Long Acting Formulation of Methylphenidate: Biobehavioral Studies" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2000)
  • "Attention and Learning Problems" , Niagara Falls Alternative High School (2000)
  • "Evaluation of Once-a-Day OROS Methylphenidate HCI (MPH) Extended-Release Tablets versus MPH tid in Children with ADHD in a Laboratory Setting" Combined Meeting, Ambulatory Pediatric Association/Society for Pediatric Research/American Academy of Pediatrics (2000)
  • "Evaluation of Once-a-Day OROS Methylphenidate HCI (MPH) Extended-Release Tablets versus MPH tid in Children with ADHD in Natural School Settings" Combined Meeting, Ambulatory Pediatric Association/Society for Pediatric Research/American Academy of Pediatrics (2000)
  • "Development, Attention and Learning" , Century Airport Pediatrics (1999)
  • "Development, Attention and Learning" Read and Seed Program, Towne Garden Plaza (1999)
  • "Learning Development and Behavior" Early Intervention Program, Chatauqua County (1999)
  • "ADHD Diagnosis and Pitfalls" Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1999)
  • "ADHD Treatment" Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1999)
  • "Learning Development and Behavior" Early Intervention Program, Chatauqua County (1999)
  • "Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of Special Education Rules" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital (1999)
  • "The Pre-School Child" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 1 (1999)
  • "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder" Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1998)
  • "Psychopharmacology for the Pediatrician" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital (1998)
  • "Attention, Learning and Behavior" , Century Airport Pediatrics (1998)
  • "Attention, Learning and Behavior" Inservice for Staff and Faculty, Tuscarora Reservation Health Center/Tuscarora School (1998)
  • "Evaluating Children with Learning Problems: Relevant Laws and Regulations" Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1998)
  • "Behavior and Attention in Pre-School Children" Southtowns Head Start, Community Action Organization (CAO) of Erie County (1998)
  • "Learning, Behavior and Attention" Inservice for Teachers, East Aurora Public Schools (1998)
  • "Psychopharmacology for the Primary Care Physician" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1997)
  • "Behavior and Attention in Pre-School Children" Early Intervention Program, Chautauqua County (1997)
  • "Behavior and Attention in Pre-School Children" Early Intervention Program, Chautauqua County (1997)
  • "Dealing with Dental Chair Daredevils: Learning, Attention and Behavior" Pediatric Dentistry Department, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1997)
  • "ADHD" Staff Meeting, Cradle Beach Camp (1997)
  • "Evaluating Children with School and Learning Problems" Pediatric Conference, Mercy Hospital (1997)
  • "Neurodevelopment and Learning - Interdisciplinary Evaluation and Strategies" , Cattaraugus County Mental Health Association (1997)
  • "The One Minute Preceptor: Microskills in Clinical Education" Master Clinical Teacher Program, University at Buffalo, Primary Care Resource Center (1997)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of ADHD and School Problems in Primary Care" Department of Pediatrics, Sisters Hospital (1997)
  • "ADHD" , Century Airport Pediatrics (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc. and Remembering, etc." Regional Conference, Association for Comprehensive Education (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc. Part 1" , Geneva B. Scruggs Health Center (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc. Part 2" , Geneva B. Scruggs Health Center (1996)
  • "The One Minute Preceptor" Master Clinical Teachers Program, University at Buffalo, Primary Care Resource Center (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Physician Assistant Program, D'Youville College (1996)
  • "Issues in Newborn Care" Physician Assistant Program, D'Youville College (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Annual Meeting, NYS School Nurses Association (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc. Part 1" Residents Conference, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc. Part 2" Residents Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and Attention" , Lake Shore Central School (1996)
  • "Remembering to Remember, Remembering to Forget" , Clinton Street School (1996)
  • "The One Minute Preceptor" Department of Medicine, Sisters Hospital (1996)
  • "Celebrating Non-Violence" , Holland Central School (1996)
  • "Common Infectious Diseases" Inservice, Colden Elementary School (1996)
  • "The One Minute Preceptor" , Health Care Plan (1996)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Annual Conference, NYS Association for Comprehensive Education (1995)
  • "Celebrating Non-Violence" , Arcade Elementary School (1995)
  • "Developmental Readiness for Secondary School" Faculty Inservice, Fredonia Middle and High Schools (1995)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." , Clinton Street School (1995)
  • "Controversies in the Diagnosis and Management of ADHD" Department of Pediatrics, Sisters Hospital (1995)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Summer Teacher Program, Fredonia Central School (1995)
  • "Becoming Better Teachers" Incoming Residents Week, University at Buffalo (1995)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Fredonia Chapter, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) (1995)
  • "The One Minute Preceptor" Department of Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (1995)
  • "The Role of Family in Medical Practice" Primary Care Residency Program, University at Buffalo (1995)
  • "Controversies in the Diagnosis and Management of ADHD" Pediatric Department, Mercy Hospital (1995)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Teacher Center, Pioneer Central School (1995)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and Attention" Inservice, Allendale Elementary School (1995)
  • "The One Minute Preceptor: Microskills in Clinical Education" Family Practice Residency Program, Deaconess Hospital (1995)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Physician Assistant Program, D'Youville College (1994)
  • "The One Minute Preceptor" Grand Rounds, Millard Fillmore Hospital, University at Buffalo B Program (1994)
  • "Controversies in the Diagnosis and Management of ADHD" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1994)
  • "Issues in Newborn Care" Physician Assistant Program, D'Youville College (1994)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Staff Development Conference, Lake Shore Central Schools (1994)
  • "Neurodevelopment, etc." Staff Development Conference, West Seneca Central Schools (1994)
  • "The Learning Environment" Conference, College of American Pathologists (1994)
  • "Your Child with Developmental Problems - What Professionals Can Do to Help" , Cattaraugus Mental Health Association (1994)
  • "Becoming Better Teachers" Incoming Residents Week, University at Buffalo (1994)
  • "Moving in to Managed Care" Conference, SUNY Office of Rural Health (1994)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and Attention" , Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) of New York State (1994)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and Attention" , Cattaraugus County Social Services (1994)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and Attention" , The Gow School (1994)
  • "Neurodevelopment, Learning and Attention" WNY School Social Workers (1994)
  • "ADHD - Diagnosis and Treatment Perspectives" Orchard Park Central Schools, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) (1994)
  • "School Problems: The Generalist Pediatrician's Perspective" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1994)
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Service Activities:
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Rotations in Developmental Pediatrics; Teacher (2010–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Pediatric Residents Conference - Behavioral Case Presentation and Discussion; Presentor (2008)
  • Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: Education Committee Program for Annual Meeting; Reviewer (2008–2010)
  • Western New York Early Childhood Connections (ECC): Steering Committee; Committee Member (2008–present)
  • Academic Pediatric Association: Annual Meeting; Reviewer (2007–2010)
  • Friends of Tifft Nature Preserve; Member (2006–present)
  • Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting: Platform Session on ADHD; Moderator (2004)
  • International Dyslexia Society: Buffalo Branch; Board Member (2004–2008)
  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association: Educational Guidelines Revision Project; Grant award by Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation; Reviewer (2002–2004)
  • University at Buffalo School of Nursing: Child Health Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2002–present)
  • Niagara International Conference on Childhood Behavioral Disorders: Workshop on Clinician-Investigator Collaboration; with Pelham WE; Coordinator (1999)
  • International Dyslexia Society: Buffalo Branch; Board Member (1999–2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (1999–present)
  • International Dyslexia Association: Western New York Branch; Board Member (1998–2004)
  • University at Buffalo Department of Family Medicine: Annual Faculty Conference; Small Group Discussion Leader (1997)
  • University at Buffalo: ADHD Conference; Panel Member (1997)
  • University at Buffalo Center for Learning and School Success: Continuity Clinic for Residents and Medical Students; Teacher (1996–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Inpatient Services (One Module/Year); Full-Time Faculty Attending (1996–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Weekly General Pediatrics Residents Conference; Teacher (1996–present)
  • Western New York School Nurses Association: Open Forum; Participant (1995)
  • WPSQ (Springville, NY) Radio Call In Show: "Celebrating Non-Violence"; Presentor (1995)
  • Physicians Celebrating Non-Violence; Committee Member (1995–1997)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Medical Staff; President (1994)
  • Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD); Advisory Board (1993–1998)
  • Health Care Plan/Springville Pediatrics: Community Academic Practice Site; Director (1993–1996)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Primary Care Grant: Steering Committee on Enhancing Primary Care Practice; Co-Chair (1993–1996)
  • University at Buffalo: Teaching Effectiveness Program Committee; Committee Member (1993–1996)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Medical Staff; Vice President (1993)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Incoming Residents Week Session "Becoming Better Teachers"; Group Leader (1993–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Chapter 1 School Health Committee; Chair (1992–1996)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Proceedings - "Out There" Column; Author (1992–1995)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Medical Staff Executive Committee; Committee Member (1991–1993)
  • Temple Beth Shalom: Executive Committee; Committee Member (1986–1992)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Medical Staff Executive Committee; Committee Member (1985–1996)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Quality Assurance/Risk Management Committee; Committee Member (1985–1996)
  • Temple Beth Shalom; President (1984–1986)
  • Explorer Post 452, East Aurora, NY; Committee Member (1982–1988)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Medical Staff; President (1979–1981)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Chapter 1 School Health Committee - Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics; Committee Member (1977–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Chapter 1 School Health Committee - Section on School Health; Committee Member (1977–present)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Pediatric and Perinatal Committees; Committee Member (1976–1997)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Community Outreach Partnerships Centers Program; Member (1976–1997)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee; Committee Member (1976–1992)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Inpatient Services (One Module/Year); Community Attending (1976–1992)
  • Bertrand Chaffee Hospital: Benefit Art Auction; Co-Chair

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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: mhoffma@buffalo.edu

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