School News

6/17/20

The University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) has has met the high standard of engagement with the mission of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

6/10/20

Sarah L. Berga, MD, has been appointed as professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

6/10/20

Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD, has been appointed the director of the MD-PhD Program in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

6/9/20

Trainees, faculty and administrators of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the units in the Academic Health Center (AHC) are responding to the police killing of George Floyd and the international protests it has engendered against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/9/20

Amol S. Lele, MD, who was a clinical associate professor emeritus in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, died on May 19 after a brief illness.

6/8/20

Tildabeth Doscher, MD, clinical assistant professor of family medicine, was among the physicians who answered the call of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo when he asked for health care workers to volunteer in New York City during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.

6/8/20

Department of Pediatrics faculty members Leonard H. Epstein, PhD, and Teresa Quattrin, MD, address the growing problem of adolescent obesity in a recent editorial in JAMA Pediatrics.

6/5/20

David M. Holmes, MD, was supposed to be in Sierra Leone on a global health trip with students from the medical education program. But when the trip was canceled because of the pandemic, he decided to volunteer to care for COVID-19 patients in New York City.

6/4/20

Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed to serve on the Western New York Control Room, which monitors statistics related to COVID-19 in the region.

6/2/20

Sourav Sengupta, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, has compiled a list of helpful advice for health care workers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/2/20

Department of Psychiatry faculty have stepped up to provide help for health care workers in Western New York who are dealing with high levels of stress and anxiety related to COVID-19.

6/1/20
We, the undersigned, join the University at Buffalo President in recognizing the devastating impact the recent brutal and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd and other African Americans have had on students, residents and fellows, faculty, staff and their family members and friends.
6/1/20

Timothy F. Murphy, MD, director of the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, was invited to testify at a New York State Legislature hearing regarding COVID-19 and health disparities.

5/29/20

Four faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing three medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.