Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

5/21/19

Eight medical school teachers, a fellow, four residents and three medical students received 2019 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

5/10/19

L. Nelson “Nick” Hopkins, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of neurosurgery, has been awarded the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, the University at Buffalo’s highest honor.

5/10/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 152 medical students during its 173rd commencement on May 3.

5/10/19

Leading members of the Class of 2019 received special recognition during the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Honors Convocation, which took place May 3 at the Lippes Concert Hall inside Slee Hall on UB’s North Campus.

5/7/19

Umesh Sharma, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, has been named an Emerging Investigator by Circulation: Heart Failure, a high-impact medical journal.

5/6/19

Four Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members have been selected as recipients of 2019 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

5/2/19

The Cell and Molecular Physiology Section of the American Physiological Society has honored a research poster presentation by Bianca Quade, a graduate student in the physiology doctoral program.

5/1/19

Two teams of researchers — one led by Stuart D. Inglis, PhD; and one co-led by Richard L. Lamb, PhD — have been awarded SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG).

4/23/19

David A. Milling, MD, senior associate dean for student and academic affairs and associate professor of medicine, has been elected an at-large member of the executive board of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).

4/17/19

Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, senior associate dean for research and graduate education, and professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine, has been named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.

4/3/19

Twenty-three medical students, three residents and three faculty members have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

3/14/19

James D. Bangs, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology — the world’s oldest and largest life science organization.

3/7/19

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, is being recognized by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) with the inaugural JH Woods Early Career Award in Behavioral Pharmacology.

3/4/19

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2019 Medical Student Research Forum.

2/22/19

Gil I. Wolfe, MD, UB Distinguished Professor and Irvin and Rosemary Smith Chair of the Department of Neurology, has been elected president of the New York State Neurological Society (NYSNS).