Linda Kahn, PhD, left, and medical student Nethra Madurai study the self-management strategies and treatment burden of low-income patients with chronic kidney disease.

Research Funding

Our department is ranked seventh within the UB medical school for research funding.

We receive support from a diverse funding stream that includes local, state, national and federal sources.

Among others, our funding sources include:

  • the National Institutes of Health
  • the Department of Health and Human Services
  • the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
  • the Erie County Department of Mental Health
  • Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)

Linda Kahn, PhD

  • CDC -Research Grants to Identify Effective Strategies for Opioid Overdose Prevention (R01)- A Rigorous Evaluation of the Opioid Intervention Court Strategy – a Public Health Response. Linda Kahn (Co-Principal Investigator). CDC. $2,000,000. 9/1/2019-9/1/2022.
  • SAMHSA – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (FR-CARA)-Naloxone Expansion with Local First Responders and Emergency Department-Initiated Care Coordination for People Who Use Opioids. Linda Kahn (Co-Investigator). SAMHSA. $1,600,000. 9/1/2018-9/1/2022.
  • Expansion/Enhancement of Family Treatment Drug Courts. Linda Kahn (Principal Investigator). SAMHSA. $2,125,000. 9/1/2017-9/1/2022.

Sangrok Oh, DO

  • Health Resources and Services Admin Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician Educator Career Development Award. Sangrok Oh (Principal Investigator). $1,000,000. 8/1/2017-7/1/2022.

Ranjit Singh, MB BChir MBA

  • Planning for NIA R21/R33 Grant- Patient Driven Deprescribing to Enhance Successful Aging. Ranjit Singh (Co-Principal Investigator), Collin Clark (Co-Investigator), Christopher Daly (Co-Investigator), David Jacobs (Co-Investigator), Scott Monte (Co-Investigator), Robert Wahler (Co-Principal Investigator). US Deprescribing Research Network. $60,000. 8/1/2020-7/1/2021.
  • UB Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging. Ranjit Singh (Principal Investigator). The Deprescribing Network of Western New York for Successful Aging. $19,620. 1/1/2020-12/1/2020.
  • The Deprescribing Network of Western New York for Successful Aging. Ranjit Singh (Principal Investigator), Christopher Daly (Co-Investigator), David Jacobs (Co-Investigator), Scott Monte (Co-Investigator), Robert Wahler (Co-Investigator). UB Seeds for Innovation in Successful Aging. $30,000. 8/1/2019-7/1/2020.

Scott Stewart, MD, MS

  • Buffalo Primary Care Champion Program in Addiction Medicine and Population Health. Scott Stewart (Principal Investigator). Health Resources and Services Administration. 1/1/2018-6/1/2023.

Andrew Symons, MD, MS

  • HRSA T0BHP30017 Primary Care Training and Enhancement Program. Andrew Symons (Co-Investigator), Ranjit Singh (Co-Investigator). The Buffalo Inter-professional Advanced Primary Care Training Program. $577,971. 7/1/2016-6/1/2021.
  • Primary care training and enhancement : “The Buffalo Interprofessional Advanced Primary Care Training Program”. Andrew Symons (Principal Investigator), Laurene Tumiel Berhalter (Co-Investigator). Health Resources and Services Administration. 6/1/2016-6/1/2021.

Laurene Tumiel Berhalter, PhD

Diana Wilkins, MD

  • DANY Ambulatory Care Training Enhancement Program Award. Diana Wilkins (Co-Investigator). 1/1/2018-6/1/2021.