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Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

MD student is hooded.
5/8/17

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 130 medical students during its 171st commencement on April 28.

Students receiving awards
5/8/17
Top members of the Class of 2017 received special recognition during the medical school’s Honors Convocation, held April 28.
Amit Jhaveri
4/28/17

Third-year medical student Amit Jhaveri has been selected as a 2017–2018 Sarnoff fellow to partake in a yearlong program of intensive cardiovascular medicine research.

Keely Boyle, MD
4/28/17

Keely Boyle, MD, a third-year trainee in the orthopaedic residency program, has been awarded the 2017 American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Resident Research Award.

Anne B. Curtis, MD
4/28/17

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and the Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, has been installed as the 2017-2018 president of the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC).

4/21/17

The University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) has inducted 43 exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members for 2017.

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD
4/12/17

The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) has selected Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, to lead its Division for Behavioral Pharmacology.

4/11/17

Fourteen teachers in eight departments received 2017 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching at an April 4 ceremony.

Anne B. Curtis, MD
4/11/17

Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, has been awarded mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists.

AOA inductees 2017
3/31/17

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

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.