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.


A comprehensive effort to boost clinical research at the University at Buffalo is paying off and community members are reaping the benefits through increased participation in clinical trials.


Approximately 70 medical students, residents and faculty members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences sat down to a Sept. 6 dinner with dozens of community members.


Collaboration and a sense of community were on display at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences during a daylong event to address Buffalo’s African-American health disparities.


“The roots of medical disparities” — and how aspiring physicians can begin to overcome them — is the theme of a new course offered at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.


Testifying before a congressional subcommittee, James N. Jarvis, MD, clinical professor of pediatrics, advocated for increased federal funding for health programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native children.

The University at Buffalo and the Indian Health Service (IHS) have entered into a historic alliance to improve the health of Native populations in New York State and Southern Ontario.

PhD candidate Bethany Rankin has received a Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award from the American Association for Cancer Research.