The Division of Behavioral Medicine studies behavioral factors
relevant to the development or treatment of pediatric
We offer students opportunities to become actively involved in research protocols, including:
A commitment of 10 or more hours per week, per semester (regular
academic year or summer) is necessary to earn 3 credit hours. In
addition, you may gain research experience by volunteering.
Refer to Research Studies for information on our current studies. Students interested in research hours or volunteering to help with data collection should contact the project coordinator of the specific research project or program.
Master's thesis and doctoral dissertation opportunities are
available to graduate students. Students interested in completing a
master's thesis or doctoral dissertation should contact us to
obtain further information about graduate training.
Postdoctoral fellowships prepare young investigators for a
career as an independent researcher, while providing opportunities
to gain experience with both clinical- and laboratory-based
research. Postdoctoral students get guidance as they develop
research and grantmanship skills necessary to become a successful
investigator. Please contact the faculty member you are interested
in working with to obtain more information about current
Our primary focus of research is the study of obesity and eating and activity behaviors. Researchers in our division have also focused on diabetes, psychological stress, asthma, feeding disorders, sleep disorders and issues associated with drug dependence.
SUNY Distinguished Professor and Division Chief, Behavioral Medicine
University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Behavioral Medicine, G56 Farber Hall, 3435 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-3400; Fax: (716) 829-3993
G56 Farber Hall, South Campus
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-3400
Fax: (716) 829-3993