Linda Kahn, PhD, left, and medical student Nethra Madurai study the self-management strategies and treatment burden of low-income patients with chronic kidney disease.

Research Funding

Our department is ranked seventh within the UB medical school for research funding.

We receive support from a diverse funding stream that includes local, state, national and federal sources.

Among others, our funding sources include:

  • the National Institutes of Health
  • the Department of Health and Human Services
  • the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation

Richard Blondell, MD

  • Training Medical Students in Substance Abuse Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT): A National Survey of Family Medicine Clerkship Directors. Richard Blondell (Principal Investigator). Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. 7/1/2014-12/1/2015.
  • National Center for Physician Training in Addiction Medicine. Richard Blondell (Principal Investigator). ABAM Foundation. $1,242,149. 11/1/2013-10/1/2016.

Kim Griswold, MD, MPH, RN, FAAFP

David Holmes, MD

Linda Kahn, PhD

  • UB Primary Care Research Fellowship Training Program. Linda Kahn (Principal Investigator). Health Resources and Services Administration. $2,000,000. 7/1/2016-6/1/2021.
  • Critical Time Intervention: A Person-Centered Approach to Promote Self-Sufficiency in Justice-Involved Individuals. Linda Kahn (Principal Investigator). University at Buffalo, Institute for Person-Centered Care. $7,352. 6/1/2015-5/1/2016.
  • Improving Chronic Disease Management with Pieces (ICD Pieces). Linda Kahn (Co-Investigator). NIDDK / NIH. $5,776,993. 7/1/2014-10/1/2016.

Marlon Koenigsberg, PhD

Ranjit Singh, MB BChir MBA

  • National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, UB Clinical Scholar Program in implementation science to achieve triple aims. Ranjit Singh (Co-Investigator), John Canty, Jr. (Co-Investigator). National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. 9/1/2017-8/1/2022.
  • Collaborative Drug Safety Management Capable of Deprescribing Across the Healthcare System. Ranjit Singh (Co-Investigator), Scott Monte (Co-Investigator), Robert Wahler (Co-Investigator). School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Seed Support Program. $10,000. 4/1/2017-3/1/2018.
  • UB Family Medicine Expansion of Ambulatory Care Training Program. Ranjit Singh (Principal Investigator). NYS Department of Health. 7/1/2012-6/1/2016.

Andrew Symons, MD, MS

David Thomas, MD

Laurene Tumiel Berhalter, PhD

Diana Wilkins, MD

  • HRSA Residency Grant Residency Training Model for Expanding PCMH Workforce in Underserved Areas. Diana Wilkins (Principal Investigator). $1,200,000. 9/1/2011-9/1/2016.