By Dirk Hoffman
Published March 28, 2023
Thirteen faculty members with a variety of clinical and research experience — representing 11 medical school departments — have joined the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences over the past several months.
She is also the chief of service for anesthesia at Kaleida Health and site director for Oishei Children’s Hospital.
Her research specialties include malignant hyperthermia and heat-related illness and injury, as well as trauma and emergency preparedness, topics for which she has been a frequently sought-after lecturer internationally.
Watt is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and earned a subspecialty certification in pediatric anesthesiology.
She completed her medical degree at the SUNY Upstate Medical University, followed by a residency at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, where she was also fellowship-trained in pediatric anesthesia.
In addition, she earned a Master of Health Professions Education degree from the University of Illinois Chicago and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
She completed a fellowship in complex family planning at UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh.
Deans earned a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Vermont Medical Center and earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.
She is a medical anthropologist, with expertise in qualitative and mixed methods approaches and in applying qualitative and implementation science methods in health services research, serving in this role on several translational implementation projects in health care and community settings.
She earned a doctoral degree and a master’s degree, both in cultural anthropology, from the University at Buffalo.
As an early-career investigator in the field of psychiatric genetics, he is committed to uncovering the underlying genetic factors that contribute to the development of disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and Autism spectrum disorder, especially in populations that are historically unrepresented in biomedical research.
He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California at Los Angeles after earning a doctoral degree in neuroscience from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He also earned a master’s degree in biology from Buffalo State College.
She earned a master’s degree in medical technology from the University at Buffalo
She completed a residency in emergency medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She obtained her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the University of New England and earned a master’s degree in biomolecular science from Central Connecticut State University.
He completed a residency in emergency medicine at Upstate University Hospital and earned a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from the New York Institute of Technology, College of Osteopathic Medicine.