Meet Our Alumni and Faculty

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

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

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

“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.”

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

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

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

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.

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