John R. Fudyma, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine and chief of general internal medicine, was honored with the Laureate Award from the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP).
Imagine a pathogen that infects completely healthy people and can cause blindness in one day and flesh-eating infections, brain abscesses and death in just a few days. Now imagine that this pathogen is also resistant to all antibiotics.
Twelve faculty members with varied research and clinical expertise — representing four medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.
Decades of work on chronic obstructive pulmondary disease (COPD) at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System have yielded extraordinary information about the bacterial pathogen that does the most harm to patients.