Alpha Omega Alpha Inductees

Published March 28, 2011

New members of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), listed below, were inducted on March 16, 2011, in a ceremony that was held in Butler Auditorium.

AOA is the national medical honor society. Election to it is a lifelong honor that signifies a commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism and service to the art of healing.

The distinguished lecturer for the ceremony was Seymour I. Schwartz, MD, Distinguished Alumni Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, who presented a talk titled “Gifted Hands.”

He was introduced by David Dunn, MD, PhD, vice president for health sciences at UB, and a transplant surgeon.

Candidate induction was led by Gerald Sufrin, MD, president of the Buffalo Chapter of the AOA, who also made welcoming remarks.

Class of 2011 Initiates

(Italics indicates those who were inducted as juniors.)

  • Joseph Thomas Andrews
  • Daniella Asch
  • Jessica B. Badlam
  • Jamie Benway
  • Philip J. Brondon
  • Joyce Meng-Tin Chang
  • Samantha Chase
  • Kurt Joseph Duncan
  • Rachel Flink
  • Eric M. Jablonka
  • Craig Keller
  • Anjum Faruk Koreishi
  • Allana M. Krolikowski
  • Olga I.eykekhman
  • Alicia Anne Lieberman
  • Christopher Michael Mallow
  • Allie Marie Massaro
  • Gina Matteson
  • Jaclyn Erin Morrison
  • Stephan A. Munich
  • David H. Nguyen
  • Andrew Charles Pellet
  • Julie Ann Phan
  • Andrew Lindell Reynolds
  • Mirabelle Blysma Sajisevi
  • Arsalan Q. Shabbir
  • Audrey S. Sinelnikov
  • Janel A. Smietana

Class of 2012 Initiates

  • Kathryn Elizabeth Fong
  • Seth Gemme
  • Anuradha Godishala
  • Elise C. Janicke
  • Kevin P. Krul
  • Jennifer Vijay Kumar
  • Amy Nosek
  • Robert Allan Prinzi
  • Andrew Douglas Sobel
  • Kaitlin I. Stanley

Faculty Initiate

  • Perry M. Hogan, PhD
    SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics