John J. Leddy, MD, clinical professor of orthopaedics, has
received the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine’s
(AMSSM) Best Overall Research Award for determining predictors of
recovery from concussion in adolescents.
A pioneering researcher and others who have made significant
contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine
and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2016 Faculty-Staff
Forty-four exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and
faculty members have been inducted into the University at
Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of
the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS).
Researchers in the departments
of Orthopaedics and Psychiatry have been
awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to study how the brain
changes following a concussion and how that information may be used
to predict recovery time.
Through a unique intersection of medicine, the justice system
and the human rights field, medical students are advancing their
training by assisting survivors of torture and political violence
seeking asylum in the United States.