A program developed by emergency medicine physicians at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to expedite patient access to comprehensive and effective opioid use disorder treatment is expanding statewide.
Roberto O. Diaz Del Carpio, MD, clinical assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been named one of six inaugural recipients of a national fellowship to help serve medically vulnerable patients.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB’s Clinical and Research Institute on Addictions (CRIA) played host to a prestigious Fulbright Enrichment Seminar on the opioid epidemic that brought 79 Fulbright Foreign Students from 51 countries to downtown Buffalo.
Rocco C. Venuto, MD, professor of medicine, a former chief of the Division of Nephrology and a leading researcher on chronic kidney disease and treatment, died July 11 at his Williamsville home. He was 77.
Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, will use her 2019-20 Fulbright scholarship to study how the microbiome — the collective microorganisms that live on and in the human body — may impact people in India diagnosed with lupus.
Andrew H. Talal, MD — who pioneered the use of telemedicine to treat patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in opioid treatment programs — has shared the successes of this approach with the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Nine faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing five medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.