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Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

2/27/17

Seven resident-faculty teams in the Department of Medicine have received 2016-2017 Quality Improvement Awards from UB’s Office of Graduate Medical Education to help support projects designed to improve patient safety or clinical practice.

Dean Salem
2/22/17

Dean Salem, a son of immigrant parents and the first in his family to attend college, has been awarded a Catholic Health System/Western New York Medical Scholarship.

2/17/17

At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.

Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, Anthony Jones and Margarita Dubocovich
1/31/17

Anthony J. Jones, a doctoral student in the neuroscience program, has received a two-year fellowship award in pharmacology/toxicology from the PhRMA Foundation.

Gil I. Wolfe, MD
1/17/17

Researchers from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have won Clinical Research Achievement Awards in a competition that recognizes promising advances in clinical research.

1/3/17

Two residents in the Department of Medicine won top awards for poster presentations of their research involving quality improvement measures at an abstract competition hosted by the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP).

12/23/16

The Department of Psychiatry’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Primary Care (CAP-PC) program has received a 2016-17 national Psychiatric Services Achievement Award from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

Samuel Racette
11/22/16

Samuel Racette is one of three medical students statewide to receive a $10,000 American Medical Association Foundation scholarship for academic excellence, community involvement and leadership.

Nadav Weinstock
11/14/16

Three students in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) have received prestigious fellowships from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Satish K. Tripathi, Elad I. Levy and Michael E. Cain
11/11/16

Elad I. Levy, MD, MBA, has been installed as the inaugural L. Nelson Hopkins III, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery.

Awardees and attendees of the 2016 University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence
10/26/16

Eight faculty and one staff member from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievement and service at the 13th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence. 

Michael H. Farkas, PhD
10/24/16

Michael H. Farkas, PhD, who joined the Department of Ophthalmology as an assistant professor in July, has been named a 2016 Emerging Vision Scientist by the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR).

9/14/16

Nicholas J. Silvestri, MD, program director of the University at Buffalo’s adult neurology residency, and Emily Caldarelli, training program administrator for the hematology and oncology fellowship, have received UB Graduate Medical Education (GME) Awards of Excellence.

Vinny Polsinelli
9/13/16

Vinny Polsinelli — who first began conducting research in Haiti following his first year of medical school — was one of only 11 students nationwide selected for a 2016-17 fellowship from the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

Dan Kuhr
8/22/16

Two UB medical students are participating in a prestigious yearlong residential program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, that introduces students to innovative research in areas matching their career interests and goals.