School News

6/29/20

Sofia Learns About Research,” an activity and coloring book co-authored by Teresa Quattrin, MD, UB Distinguished Professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean for research integration, is going virtual.

6/28/20
In support of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) and the local chapter, Jacobs School SNMA members and faculty have created a video pledging their sincere determination to acknowledge and address racism as a public health issue and to take action against the deleterious effects of systemic racism on minority populations.
6/26/20

Researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences continue to spearhead a number of projects related to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

6/26/20

Fourteen Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences teachers, seven residents, four medical students and three staff members received 2020 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards or honorable mentions for excellence in teaching.

6/23/20

Raymond P. Dannenhoffer, PhD, associate dean for support services, has received the inaugural Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) Anatomical Committee Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership.

6/23/20

Two medical fellows, four medical residents and two medical students earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s second annual Celebration of Scholarship.

6/23/20

A fellow and a resident share the 2020 Evan Calkins, MD, Community-Based Research Fellowship.

6/19/20

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Learning Environment (DIALE) committee is working diligently to address the feedback and suggestions gathered at the town hall meeting, and to address the issues raised in Polity’s Resolution No. 2020-001 and the Recommendations and Action Items document.

6/18/20

The University at Buffalo is joining forces with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and other regional and national health and research leaders to develop blood tests that uncover hidden information in the cells of those exposed to the novel coronavirus to determine which patients will develop severe symptoms.

6/17/20

The University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) has has met the high standard of engagement with the mission of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

6/10/20

Sarah L. Berga, MD, has been appointed as professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

6/10/20

Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD, has been appointed the director of the MD-PhD Program in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

6/9/20

Trainees, faculty and administrators of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the units in the Academic Health Center (AHC) are responding to the police killing of George Floyd and the international protests it has engendered against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/9/20

Amol S. Lele, MD, who was a clinical associate professor emeritus in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, died on May 19 after a brief illness.