Heather Orom


Heather Orom.

Heather Orom


Heather Orom


Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor

Research Topics

Understanding and identifying strategies for eliminating health disparities; dimensions of illness risk perception, including uncertainty about risk perception and its implication for health behavior and risk perception measurement; determinants of prostate cancer treatment decision making and wellbeing in prostate cancer survivorship.

Contact Information

304 Kimball

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6682

Fax: (716) 829-6040


Overview Publications News

UB News


Study of more than 1,500 men highlights need to make treatment decisions as informed and supported as possible, researchers say.


Researchers investigated whether urinary, sexual and bowel dysfunction contributes to emotional distress during the first two years after treatment, and whether distress may in turn further decrease function.


Community Health Equity Research Institute brings together community partners and faculty, students from 10 UB schools to improve health of underserved neighborhoods.


Four faculty and staff members — all women — are taking on new leadership roles in the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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