Student, Faculty and Alumni Highlights

7/3/18

A groundbreaking researcher and others who have made significant contributions to their fields and to the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were honored with 2018 Faculty-Staff Recognition Awards.

6/29/18

Robert W. Macek, MD, a trainee in the family medicine residency program, has been awarded the Erie County Medical Society Achievement Award.

6/18/18

Graduate Medical Education Awards of Excellence have been presented to the physician who directs the pediatric anesthesiology fellowship program and the administrator of the child and adolescent psychiatry (CAP) fellowship program.

6/18/18

Residents in surgery and internal medicine and a faculty member in emergency medicine have captured a trio of prestigious awards.

6/18/18

Two Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty members have been named recipients of 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

6/13/18

Stephen Rudin, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of radiology and director of radiation physics, has been named a fellow of SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics.

6/13/18

Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy, has received the Henry I. Fineberg Award for Distinguished Service from the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY).

5/25/18

Twenty doctoral, 42 master’s and 173 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.

5/16/18

Fifty-four exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members have been inducted into the University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS).

5/14/18

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduated 132 medical students during its 172nd commencement on May 4.

5/14/18

Leading members of the Class of 2018 received special recognition during the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Honors Convocation, held May 4.

5/2/18

Three Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences students are among the 15 UB students who received the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

4/20/18

Melissa Beckman, the training program administrator (TPA) for the general surgery residency in the Department of Surgery, has been awarded a prestigious Graduate Medical Education Program Coordinator Excellence Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

4/19/18

Research led by Andrew H. Talal, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, involving hepatic pharmokinetics and pharmacodynamics was the first-place winner in the Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC) 2017 Clinical Research Achievement Awards.

4/17/18

Eleven medical school teachers, three residents and four medical students received 2018 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.