Research Centers and Institutes

Our department’s centers and institutes include:

  • New York State Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

    A workforce initiative that addresses the needs of medically disadvantaged communities and populations through partnerships with institutions that train health professionals.

  • Patient Voices Network

    A network of patient teams from largely disadvantaged neighborhoods that partner with the Primary Care Research Institute to help shape medical practice design, research and quality-improvement initiatives.

  • Primary Care Research Institute

    Director: Ranjit Singh, MB BChir, MBA

    Transdisciplinary research unit dedicated to improving health, patient care and medical education by encouraging scholarship in primary care.

  • Upstate New York Practice Based Research Network

    Director: Laurene M. Tumiel Berhalter, PhD

    Investigates questions related to community-based primary care practice. Aims to improve patient care by translating research into practice and by involving practices in research.

Affiliated Research Centers and Institutes

  • Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Its campus spans 25 acres on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. For more than a century, physician-scientists at Roswell Park have made fundamental contributions to reduce the cancer burden and to help set the national standards for cancer care, research and education.

  • UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute

    Director: Timothy F. Murphy, MD

    An integrated academic home for UB’s outstanding clinical research and translational science, and the hub of the Buffalo Translational Consortium. The CTSI provides innovative research tools, support, training, resources and coordination.