The Friday Letter is the Association of Schools and Programs of
Public Health's weekly e-newsletter featuring the latest research,
opportunities and developments from CEPH-accredited schools and
programs of public health.
University at Buffalo researchers played a role as part of an
expert panel in the development of new guidelines released in
January for managing fatigue in emergency medical services (EMS)
personnel. Dr. John Violanti, a former New York State Police
trooper who studies police stress and fatigue among public safety
workers, helped draft the guidelines along with researchers from
the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center headed by Dr. P. Daniel
Patterson. The study was funded by the U.S. Department of
Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dr. Lynn T. Kozlowski, professor in the department of community
health and health behavior and former dean at the University at
Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been
appointed as a Fellow of the Society for Research on Nicotine and
Dr. Jihnhee Yu, associate professor in the department of
biostatistics, and director of the Population Health Observatory at
the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health
Professions, received funding to study secure ways of handling
trauma data at a Buffalo-based hospital.
Dr. Jessica Kruger, clinical assistant professor in the
Department of Community Health and Health Behavior at the
University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health
Professions, has been appointed to the National Board of Directors
for the Society of Student Run Free Clinics (SSRFC).
The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health
Professions has a new chair in the Department of Rehabilitation
Science. Dr. Sue Ann Sisto, a recognized leader in her field who
was selected following an extensive national search, will join the
University of Buffalo on January 18.