Meet Our Alumni and Faculty

Art Edelman, PhD

Art Edelman, PhD, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology, explores connections between scientific research and stand-up comedy

Eliane Abou-Jaoude, MD '14

“Don't be worried about how challenging you think med school will will surprise yourself with how much you can accomplish.”

James Chen, PhD '91

Zhijian (James) Chen, PhD ’91 (biochemistry) has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors in American science.

Michael DiGiacomo, MD '09

“As I go through residency, I get a lot of calls from people asking who’s a good psychiatrist and how they can be reached. The wait lists are long.”

Jennifer Gurske-dePerio, MD ’05

“It’s important to pass on the belief that you can do this.”

Harold Levy, MD '46

“Psychotherapy is the art of relating to patients and helping them to gain an understanding of themselves, something that is very hard to acquire.”

Gabriela Popescu, PhD '99

“I attribute the success of my lab to the continuity and support that I have had at every step."

Carlos Roberto Jaén, PhD ’78, MD ’79

When Carlos Roberto Jaén was pursuing a PhD in epidemiology and community health at UB, he was sure that public health was his future, but then his career took an unexpected turn.

Daniel Sheehan, PhD '89, MD

“I see myself foremost as a teacher, so the legacy I hope to have is that of a mentor to the next generation.”