Graduation 2011: Medicine

UB president Satish Tripathi delivers the greeting at commencement.

UB President Satish Tripathi delivers welcoming remarks.

Published May 6, 2011

The 165th commencement for the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences was held on April 29, 2011, at the Center for the Arts on the North Campus.


This year, the school conferred 140 degrees, as follow:

  • 134 MD degrees
  • Three MD/PhD dual degrees
  • Two MD/MBA dual degrees
  • One MD/oral and maxillofacial surgery degree

The honored speaker was Susan Dentzer, editor-in-chief of Health Affairs. One of the nation’s most respected health and health policy journalists, Dentzer is an on-air analyst with the “PBS NewsHour,” and a frequent guest and commentator on such National Public Radio shows as “This American Life” and “The Diane Rehm Show.” Dentzer is also an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and the Council on Foreign Relations.