Dr. Xuefeng Ren, assistant professor of social and preventive medicine at University at Buffalo SUNY School of Public Health and Health Professions, is the recipient of the Society of Toxicology’s (SOT) 2012 Best Postdoctoral Publication Award.
Dr. Jennifer Temple, assistant professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the University at Buffalo SUNY School of Public Health and Health Professions recently received an Exceptional Scholar Young Investigator Award at the university’s 2011 Celebration of Excellence. She was one of six junior faculty members to receive the award which celebrates a recent superior achievement. The award distinguishes Dr. Temple as an up-and-coming scholar who has earned individual acclaim for her research and scholastic endeavors.
Dr. Arthur Goshin was recently appointed director of the newly created Office of Global Health Initiatives at the University at Buffalo SUNY School of Public Health and Health Professions. As director he will lead the school’s efforts to promote and coordinate global health opportunities related to teaching, research and service.
Mr. Philip Smith, a doctoral student in Community Health and Health Behavior at the University at Buffalo SUNY School of Public Health and Health Professions, has received a dissertation award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to support his dissertation research on illicit drug use and intimate partner violence.
The J. Warren Perry Award and Distinguished Lectureship is the University at Buffalo SUNY School of Public Health and Health Professions’ lecture series honoring the late Dr. J. Warren Perry, the school’s founding dean. A prolific and accomplished scholar, administrator, author and lecturer, Dr. Perry was a national figure in his field and his work had an impact on health care delivery systems throughout our country. The award and lectureship recognizes individuals who have provided exemplary leadership in Public Health, Health Professions or the Health Sciences.