17 Faculty Members Join 6 Medical School Departments

Published September 16, 2020

story by dirk hoffman

Seventeen faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing six medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.


Jahanara Begum-Hasan, MD, PhD

Jahanara Begum-Hasan, MD, PhD, is a clinical associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes.

She completed a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health/Georgetown University Hospital and a pediatrics residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center.

Begum-Hasan also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in gastroenterology at McGill University/Montreal General Hospital.

She earned her doctoral degree in experimental medicine from McGill University and her MBBS from Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

Kevin M. Brown, EdM

Kevin M. Brown, EdM, is a clinical assistant professor of biotechnical and clinical laboratory services.

He earned his master’s degree in education from the University at Buffalo (UB).

Taylor Klun, MD

Taylor Klun, MD, is a clinical instructor of emergency medicine.

She completed a residency in emergeny medicine at UB and earned her medical degree from UB.

Jihae Lee, MD

Mostafa M. Mazen, MD

Mostafa M. Mazen, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology.

He completed a cornea fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Mazen earned his doctoral degree from the University of Cairo and also completed his medical education and ophthalmology residency at the University of Cairo.

He is a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, U.K.

Inna Rozov, MD

Inna Rozov, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine.

Alamgir Sattar, MD

Vaqar Shah, MD

Vaqar Shah, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology.

Josephine R. Welliver, MD

Josephine R. Welliver, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics.

She completed a pediatrics residency at UB and also earned her medical degree from UB.

Rick Magun, MBBS, is a clinical assistant professor of neurology.

His research focus includes the use of acute treatments for stroke as well as stroke prevention. He is also involved in neuroimaging research.

Magun completed a double fellowship in vascular neurology at UB and in neuroimaging at the Dent Neurological Institute.

He completed postgraduate training in neurology at McMaster University and received his medical degree from the University of Sydney.