Allison Brashear, MD, MBA, was appointed vice president for health sciences at UB and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2021.
Eric Alcott, MA, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of fundraising and alumni relations for the school.
Sarah Augustynek assists the vice president and dean in developing and shaping policy, strategies for collaborations and overall operating principles.
Vanessa Barnabei, MD, PhD, focuses on faculty engagement, mentoring and promotion. She is particularly interested in gender-based disparities in academic medicine and in health care.
Anthony A. Campagnari, PhD, is responsible for facilitating research and graduate education in the basic biomedical sciences.
Gregory S. Cherr, MD, oversees residency training in more than 70 programs sponsored by the Jacobs School in affiliated hospitals throughout Western New York.
Alfred Dunn, MBA, works closely with the office of the Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean in support of the VPHS’ strategies and initiatives.
Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, is responsible for providing the expertise, opportunities and educational programs needed to fulfill the medical school’s diversity goals.
Kevin J. Gibbons, MD, is responsible for optimizing the performance of the medical school’s clinical programs, fostering an excellent training ground for future physicians and, in turn, helping to ensure both the present and future health of our community.
Lisa Jane Jacobsen, MD, is involved in shaping the medical curriculum: revising course content, assisting course directors and faculty, and overseeing the development of a new medical curriculum.
Suzanne Laychock, PhD, oversees faculty and staff recognition, career development and mentoring, and diversity and gender equality. She also oversees undergraduate programs in the biomedical sciences.
Alan J. Lesse, MD, is responsible for coordinating and implementing all activities pertaining to the medical school’s curriculum. This includes development, educational research, outcome evaluation and the enhancement of teaching effectiveness.
Jennifer A. Meka, PhD, is responsible for planning and implementing programs that enable faculty and instructional staff to develop their skills as educators.
David A. Milling, MD, has responsibility for the Offices of Student and Academic Affairs, Medical Curriculum and Medical Admissions. He oversees the development, delivery and success of the medical educational program.
Timothy Murphy, MD, oversees strategies that aim to transform the school’s research programs into new or improved treatments for patients.
Roberto Pili, MD, is responsible for building the academic infrastructure for innovative and collaborative cancer research at UB and on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Teresa Quattrin, MD, UB Distinguished Professor, works closely with the dean and other senior leaders to promote integrated, collaborative research not only within the medical school and across the health sciences schools, but also with non-health-related schools at UB, outside affiliates and community stakeholders.