Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

11/13/19

Two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ researchers studying how to develop novel, non-addicting painkillers have each been issued awards by the Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative, a prestigious and highly competitive program from the National Institutes of Health.

11/11/19

Fifteen students in the medical education program received special recognition during the Fall Honors Convocation.

10/29/19

The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) has named the University at Buffalo a Program of Merit for the 2019 ASAHP Award for Institutional Excellence and Innovation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Health Care.

10/28/19

Vanessa M. Barnabei, MD, PhD, professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology, and Gale R. Burstein, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics and commissioner of the Erie County Department of Health, are serving on New York State’s newly-formed Maternal Mortality Advisory Council.

10/2/19

Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics has been inducted as a fellow into the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI).

9/20/19

James N. Jarvis, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics in the Division of Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology, has been recognized as a master by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), one of the highest honors the organization bestows.

9/11/19

The UB Center for Successful Aging (CSA) has awarded its first round of research funding for projects aimed at improving the lives of senior citizens through its UB Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging program.

9/5/19

Smita Y. Bakhai, MD, associate professor of medicine, is an honorable mention recipient for a 2019 Gage Award, which recognizes her successful implementation of a project to advance guideline-directed medical therapy for heart failure.

9/3/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Class of 2021 was honored during the 17th annual Student Clinician Ceremony.

8/26/19

An innovative researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2019 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.

8/2/19

Roberto O. Diaz Del Carpio, MD, clinical assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been named one of six inaugural recipients of a national fellowship to help serve medically vulnerable patients.

8/1/19

Ten students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored for outstanding achievements during the University at Buffalo’s 2019 Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.

7/18/19

Two faculty members, two medical fellows, one medical student and one postdoctoral associate earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the first General Medical Education Celebration of Scholarship (formerly Scholarly Exchange Day).

6/24/19

Sanjay Sethi, MD, professor of medicine and assistant vice president for health sciences, has received the 2019 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.

6/21/19

Medical student Esha Chebolu has been selected to participate in a yearlong residential program that trains the next generation of clinician-scientists and biomedical researchers on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland.