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10 Medical School Awardees Honored for Achievement, Service

Published October 9, 2014

Nine faculty and one staff member from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 11th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.

Awardees Recognized as Scholars, Teachers

SUNY Distinguished Ranks

This highest State University of New York rank recognizes exceptional faculty merit and outstanding academic contributions.

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD

SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities

This award honors faculty members who make extraordinary contributions to their fields.

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD
Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology

Elad I. Levy, MD

Elad I. Levy, MD, MBA
Professor and chair of neurosurgery

 

 

Stylianos Andreadis, PhD

Stylianos Andreadis, PhD
Professor of biomedical engineering and professor and chair of chemical and biological engineering

SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

This award honors faculty members who demonstrate superb classroom performance, in part through rigorous and innovative teaching methodologies and a commitment to helping students.

Alan J. Lesse, MD

Alan J. Lesse, MD
Associate professor of medicine and vice chair for education 

University at Buffalo Distinguished Professor

This rank honors professors who have achieved national or international recognition as experts in their fields.

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD
Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology

 

 

 

Lawrence Wrabetz, MD

UB Exceptional Scholars — Sustained Achievement Award

This honor recognizes unprecedented accomplishment and a distinguishing body of work with enduring importance.

Drucy S. Borowitz, MD

Drucy S. Borowitz, MD
Clinical professor of pediatrics

Laurie K. Read, PhD

UB Exceptional Scholars – Young Investigator Award

This award celebrates a recent superior achievement of an up-and-coming scholar who has earned individual acclaim for his or her work.

Jun-Xu Li MD, PhD

UB 50 Years of Service

John M. Zaharkin, Jr.
Senior lab equipment designer
Department of Physiology and Biophysics

The 2014 Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence took place Oct. 8.