Award-winning medical students were among 130 graduating from
the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Seventeen members of the medical school Class of 2018 were among
those inducted into the UB chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor
Society for 2017. They were recognized for compassion and
excellence in medical care.
Members of the Class of 2017 gathered with family, friends and
faculty to reveal and celebrate the next steps in their medical
Gerald Sufrin, MD, professor and chair of the Department of
Urology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime
Achievement Award from the American Urological Association
UB Medical School Class of 2019
Undergraduate major: biochemistry, Nazareth College
UB Medical School Class of 2017
Undergraduate major: biology, Siena College
Jason Edwards, MD ’16
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Family medicine resident
UB Medical School class of 2013
Undergraduate major: biological sciences, Cornell
Aseel Abu-Dayya, MD
Laura Epperly, DO
Mark O'Brian, PhD
Professor of biochemistry
Barry Willer, PhD
Professor of psychiatry
Steven Fliesler, PhD
Vice Chair and Director of Research, Department of
Meyer Richwun Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology
Amy Jacobs, PhD
Assistant professor of microbiology and immunology
Amanda B. Hassinger, MD
Assistant professor of pediatrics
Sergio Hernandez, MD ’06
Assistant professor of clinical psychiatry
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is the
oldest school in the university with some of the most innovative
approaches to graduate and professional education.
Maximizing our school’s benefits for the region and for
Internationally recognized contributions to medical
State-of-the-art core instrumentation facilities.
Lifesaving treatments and improved quality of life.
Seeking to understand how cells and organisms work.
Hub of life sciences expertise and innovation in Buffalo