Black History Month is a celebration and acknowledgment of achievements by Black people throughout our history.
The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement honors outstanding figures in our field, Black traditions, history and culture with joy and pride.
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Adelaiye-Ogala is one of the Jacobs School’s most recent additions in the Department of Medicine. She is a principal investigator leading transformational basic to translational (GU) cancer research, while being a committed mentor for students.
Taylor’s research focuses on a historical and contemporary analysis of distressed urban neighborhoods, social isolation, race and class issues among people of color. He has been fundamental to the development of MUSE curriculum.
Milling is one of the most popular leaders at the Jacobs School. As a mentor, he provides guidance, motivation and support to all our students. His commitment runs deep to diversify our faculty and the workforce in medicine.
A natural leader and a mentor. One of the founders of Black Men in White Coats and White Coats for Black Lives, he creates initiatives to dismantle racism and increase representation. He has inspired change amongst his fellow peers and our faculty
We highlight the Black Gems Dive In Podcast for Black History Month to elevate the voices of true leaders in Buffalo, NY, and bring to the forefront the most important and relevant perspectives in diversity, equity and inclusion.
Crews Control Media presents the Black Gems Dive in Podcast, a weekly conversation about inclusive cultures and everything diversity, equity and inclusion. The podcast is hosted by Kua and Kendra, two diversity, equity and inclusion practitioners located in the Western New York region. Each episode features insightful interviews and discussion.
A DEI practitioner that focuses on making organizations equitable and inclusive places to work. Brim is an active community advocate driving change and influencing outcomes in WNY.
A powerful champion for inclusion and one of the first in Buffalo advocating for creating programs and workplace cultures for diverse and underserved populations.
Last year, the Graduate Student Prehealth Association honored our Jacobs School community, featuring our leaders and most iconic Black representatives.
One of them was (and in our hearts still is) our beloved Dr. Daniels. This year, a special recognizition to his legacy in rememberance of this celebration.
From its founding in 1846, the University at Buffalo never had a policy of exclusion on the basis of race, gender or religion. UB educated African American doctors in an era when few such people were educated in predominately white institutions.