Award-winning medical students were among 132 graduating from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Michael E. Cain, MD, has been awarded the UB President’s Medal, given in recognition of extraordinary service to the university.
Members of the Class of 2018 gathered with family, friends and faculty to reveal and celebrate the next steps in their medical careers.
Twenty doctoral, 42 master’s and 173 baccalaureate candidates were eligible to receive degrees in biomedical science fields during the May commencement ceremony.
Aseel Abu-Dayya, MD Pediatric resident, 2015-2018
Laura Epperly, DO Pediatric resident, 2014-2017
Abraar Quraishi, MD Pediatric critical care fellow, 2014-2017
Doctoral candidate in biochemistry
Moudi Hubeishy UB Medical School Class of 2019 Undergraduate major: biochemistry, Nazareth College
Sam Racette UB Medical School Class of 2017 Undergraduate major: biology, Siena College
Sergio Hernandez, MD ’06 Assistant professor of clinical psychiatry
Stephen Turkovich, MD Assistant professor of clinical pediatrics
Steven Fliesler, PhD Vice Chair and Director of Research, Department of Ophthalmology Meyer Richwun Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology
Amy Jacobs, PhD Assistant professor of microbiology and immunology
Roseanne Berger, MD Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Christopher Cohan, PhD Professor of pathology and anatomical sciences