Two projects addressing refugee health issues in Buffalo and a study on the effects of air pollution on pregnant women in China have been selected to receive funding through the Community for Global Health Equity.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nine hundred University at Buffalo students from the health professions, social work, law and management will learn how they can best work together to tackle the opioid epidemic ravaging the nation at UB’s first annual Interprofessional Forum on Nov. 7 in Kapoor Hall on the South Campus.
It’s one of the only research centers in the world that allows scientists to study extreme environments, from a mile of ocean depth to nearly 23 miles into Earth’s stratosphere, and everything in between. And it’s back up and running in its home at UB.
UB's Research Institute on Addictions will continue its critical research training and professional development of addiction researchers with the support of another five-year, $2 million grant for training postdoctoral associates.
UB undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students will work in teams to develop social, economic, technological and public policy solutions to sanitation challenges faced by schoolchildren around the world.
"I think the new regulations will pose problems for smaller businesses that make e-cigarettes. These companies likely will not have the resources to deliver all the information the FDA is asking for," says UB tobacco expert Gary Giovino.
Millions of people visit the websites of the Mayo Clinic, American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others, seeking authoritative health information. But are they receiving it?
Issam Smeir is the keynote speaker for UB's third annual Refugee Health Summit, which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at the Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
Thirteen graduate students in an interdisciplinary studio offered through the UB School of Architecture and Planning spent three weeks in India collaborating with partners there to help develop a much-needed public sanitation plan.
The three-decades-old hyperbaric chamber housed in Sherman Annex on UB’s South Campus is being upgraded, and the project will be handled by a Western New York company whose three generations of UB engineering graduates know the chamber inside and out.