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Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

Leonard H. Epstein, PhD
6/22/17

Leonard H. Epstein, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of pediatrics, has been selected to receive the Hoebel Prize for Creativity by the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior.

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD
6/21/17

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor and Meyer H. Riwchun Endowed Chair Professor of ophthalmology, has been elected to a leadership post in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
6/20/17

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has received a UB Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Distinguished Research Mentor Award.

Peter G. Bradford, PhD
6/15/17

Peter G. Bradford, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been inducted as a fellow into the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics’ (ASPET) Academy of Pharmacology Educators.

Andrew P. Koenig
6/14/17

Two professional staff members in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD
6/13/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated scientific achievements, outstanding service and significant teaching contributions during its 2017 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards event May 18.

6/6/17

A dozen faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology participated in the Experimental Biology 2017 meeting.

Thomas Russo, MD
6/6/17

Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has received the 2017 Stockton Kimball Award for consistent academic accomplishment, significant research discoveries and contributions to the progress of the university and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Mark D. Parker, PhD
6/6/17

Mark D. Parker, PhD, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has received the 2017 Cell and Molecular Physiology Section (CaMPS) New Investigator Award from the American Physiological Society (APS).

Erik Van Roey
6/5/17

Erik Van Roey, a graduate of the master’s program in genetics, genomics and bioinformatics (GGB), has been awarded a bioinformatics fellowship to conduct research for a year at U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) laboratories in Atlanta.

Roseanne C. Berger, MD; Cindi Kozak and Omar S. Alibrahim, MD
6/5/17

The physician who directs the pediatric critical care fellowship and the administrator of the combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency program have been selected for UB Graduate Medical Education Awards of Excellence.

6/5/17

Thirty-eight doctoral, 28 master’s and 183 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

Gerald Sufrin, MD
5/17/17

Gerald Sufrin, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Urology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Urological Association (AUA).

Alison Treichel and Priya Patel
5/17/17

Medical students Priya Patel and Alison Treichel are headed to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, to participate in a yearlong residential program that trains the next generation of clinician-scientists and biomedical researchers.

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
5/15/17

Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion and SUNY Distinguished Professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been awarded the UB President’s Medal, given in recognition of extraordinary service to the university.