Hailey R. Banack

PhD

Hailey Banack.

Hailey R. Banack

PhD

Hailey R. Banack

PhD

Research Topics

Women's health; methodology; epidemiology.

Contact Information

245 Farber Hall

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5358

Fax: (716) 829-2979

hrbanack@buffalo.edu

Summary

Hailey Banack, PhD, joined the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health as a postdoctoral associate in September 2017. She was appointed as a research assistant professor in April 2019.

The focus of her research is women's health and methodology.

Education

  • PhD, Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2016
  • MA, Kinesiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2009
  • BSc, Biology, with distinction, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2007
  • BPHE, Physical Education, with distinction, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 2007

Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Women's Health Research Institute, University of Buffalo, 2016 - 2019

Honors and Awards

  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Canadian Institute for Health Research, 2017.
    • Two year fellowship award given to the top Canadian postdoctoral researchers. Intended to attract and retain top tier talent, develop leadership potential and position awardees for success as research leaders of tomorrow. Application ranked 5 out of 178 applications.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Canadian Institute for Health Research, 2017 (declined, see below).
    • Awarded annually to highly-qualified candidates at the postdoctoral level to allow applicants to gain experience and
      additional training in health research. Award declined because had previously accepted Banting Fellowship (due to agency rules candidates are only allowed to hold one postdoctoral award at a time).
  • Institute of Aging Fellowship Prize, Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR), 2017.
    • Awarded for the top ranked CIHR postdoctoral fellowship application in aging research.
  • Governor General's Gold Medal, McGill University, 2016.
    • Awarded to the most outstanding McGill graduate receiving a doctoral degree in the 2015-2016 academic year in any discipline. In recognition of exemplary academic record, significance of doctoral thesis and significance of research.
  • Gordon A. Maclachlan Prize, McGill University, 2016.
    • Awarded to the top graduating doctoral student in any discipline of the biological and health sciences in the 2015-2016 academic year. In recognition of academic achievement and research contributions.
  • Tyroler Doctoral Student Prize, Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER), 2015.
    • Awarded by the Society to recognize the best research paper written by a doctoral student in epidemiology.

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Epidemiology
  • Canadian Association for Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Canadian Obesity Network
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research

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