Published October 27, 2022
By Dirk Hoffman
Fifteen faculty members and three staff members from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among those honored for notable achievements and service at the 19th annual University at Buffalo Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.
This highest State University of New York rank recognizes exceptional faculty merit and outstanding academic contributions.
Marianthi Markatou, PhD
SUNY Distinguished Professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Professions and assistant director of the Institute for Healthcare Informatics in the Jacobs School
This award honors faculty members who make extraordinary contributions to their fields.
This award honors those who consistently demonstrate superb teaching at the undergraduate, graduate or professional level.
Established by the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars in 2009, this award is presented to faculty members who excel in the mentoring of postdoctoral scholars. A good mentor not only teaches their mentees but also serves as an advocate, adviser and positive role model during the period of direct training and most often, in the following years.
This honor recognizes unprecedented accomplishment and a distinguishing body of work with enduring importance.
Founded in 1892, the American Psychological Association is the leading U.S.-based scientific and professional organization for promoting psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives. Fellows are APA members who have made outstanding contributions in the field of psychology.
The Association for Psychological Science is home to thousands of leading psychological science researchers, practitioners, teachers, and students around the world. Fellows have made enduring contributions to the science of psychology through research, teaching, service, and/or application.
The Julius Axelrod Award in Pharmacology was established in 1991 to recognize pharmacologists who, like the award’s namesake, have made significant contributions to understanding the biochemical mechanisms underlying the pharmacological actions of drugs and who have demonstrated mentorship to other pharmacologists.
Founded in 1903, the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine promotes investigation in the biomedical sciences by encouraging and facilitating interchange of scientific information among disciplines. The Best Paper Award recognizes the best paper published each year in the society’s journal, Experimental Biology and Medicine.
Elaine C. Taylor
Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Ophthalmology
This award honors members of the professional staff whose extraordinary service contributions have significantly enriched the university.
Sofia A. Tangalos
Senior staff assistant for the senior associate and associate deans in the Office of Faculty Affairs
Elizabeth A. White
Administrative director for research and graduate education in the Office of Research and Graduate Education
The Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence took place Oct. 27 in Slee Hall on UB’s North Campus.