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Thomas                         Black

Thomas A. Black MD, PhD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2004)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2002)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2001)
  • PhD, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2001)
  • BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, with Distinction (1991)
Employment:
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2010-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2007-present)
  • Hospitalist, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2007-present)
  • Pediatric Physician, Western New York Pediatric Associates (2004–2007)
Awards and Honors:
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2015)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2009)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Commendation for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2008)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2008)
  • University at Buffalo: Siegel Award (2003)
  • University at Buffalo: Dean‘s Letter of Commendation (1996)
  • University at Buffalo: Summer Research Fellowship Program (1996)
  • James A. Gibson Anatomical Society (1996)
  • University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Graduate Division: Stanford Henderson Endowed Fellowship (1992)
  • University of Michigan: LSA Scholarship (1991)
  • University of Michigan: Alumni Giving Scholarship (1986)
  • New York State Regents Scholarship (1986)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • University of Michigan: Dean‘s List (1986-1991)
  • Buffalo Foundation: Undergraduate Scholarship (1986-1991)
  • University of Michigan: Engineering Scholarship (1987-1988)


Journal Articles:
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Professional Memberships:
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society
  • American Board of Pediatrics
Presentations:
  • "Decreasing Unnecessary Acyclovir Use Through Resident Directed Education" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Improving Adherence to AAP Guidelines for Newborns with Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia Through Resident Education" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "4+1 Schedule Improves Pediatric Resident Satisfaction" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Implementation of a 4+1 Model in Pediatric Resident Education" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Annual Conference, Society of Hospital Medicine (2011)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Spring Clinical Day, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Legal Implications Related to Documentation and Quality of Care" Joint Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "Cis Acting Sequences Involved in Mouse Renin Gene Expression" 49th Annual Fall Conference and Scientific Sessions, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (1995)
  • "Cis Acting DNA Elements Regulating Mouse Renin Gene Expression" 47th Annual Fall Conference and Scientific Sessions, Council for High Blood Pressure Research (1993)
  • "Construction of a Chromosome 11 YAC Library" International Congress of Human Genetics, American Society of Human Genetics (1991)
  • "Identification and Analysis of Polymorphic (CA)n Dinucleotide Repeats in the Huntington‘s Disease Region" International Congress of Human Genetics, American Society of Human Genetics (1991)
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Service Activities:
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors: Annual Meeting; Participant (2016)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo/University at Buffalo: Pediatric Subinternship; Coordinator (2010–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Methadone Weaning Process Development Team; Member (2010–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: High Flow Nasal Cannula Pathway Development Team; Member (2010–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Children and Youth Investigational Review Board; Board Member (2009–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Management Planning Committee; Committee Member (2009–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Quality Assurance Committee; Committee Member (2009–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Council; Member (2009–present)
  • Orchard Park Little League Baseball; Volunteer (2009–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Interested in Pediatrics; Student Mentor (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Faculty Senate; Department Representative (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Focused Acute Service Tract Development Team; Member (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (2007–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Review Committee; Committee Member (2007–present)
  • Orchard Park Youth Soccer; Volunteer (2005–2008)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Clinical Faculty; Volunteer (2004–2007)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Heart Smart; Teacher (1995–1997)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Teaching AIDS to Students (STATS); Teacher (1995–1997)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Medical Education
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7355
Fax: (716) 878-7185
Email: tablack@buffalo.edu

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