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9/11/19

UB's IPE curriculum will receive a Program of Merit award in October from the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.

8/29/19

New study will examine the eating habits of emergency medical services workers, over 70% of whom are overweight or obese.

8/13/19

Results are based on an extensive, 18-year study involving more than 7,000 people and a detailed examination of the air pollution they encountered between 2000 and 2018.

7/29/19

Alex Ampadu, Jessica Kruger and Mark R. Marino are recipients of the SA award named in honor of the late, beloved UB history professor.

7/25/19

UB researchers have received a record 11 National Science Foundation CAREER awards in 2019, along with a U.S. presidential early career award.

7/23/19

Award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers.

7/22/19

Organizations in Buffalo and Long Island, as well as North Carolina, Massachusetts and Ohio, will start or expand their operations as part of UB research project.

7/18/19

SUNY FACT2 Excellence in Instruction Award is one of several honors Kruger has received over the past year.

7/17/19

UB researchers’ insights into a target that succeeded in animals but failed in humans reveal a new paradigm for screening Alzheimer’s drugs.

7/10/19

Study's findings on nitrogen dioxide suggest that China's air pollution standard for NO2 may need to be re-evaluated.

7/8/19

Initiative will reach communities on Ferry Street or within four blocks to the north and south of the corridor, where racial health disparities are among the highest in the city.

6/26/19

Study seeks to identify new genes associated with breast cancer risk in African American women.

6/17/19

Researchers cite Big Tobacco's marketing stronghold on African American smokers among reasons why this group is 12% less likely to quit.

6/13/19

Improving our understanding of adolescent substance use will help physicians better address the health needs and risk factors in this vulnerable population.

6/5/19

Students from three local high schools took part in the inaugural UB Statistics Program Competition.

5/29/19

UB-led research reveals how fluctuating air pollution at the Beijing Olympics affected local residents’ bodies at the level of metabolites.

5/28/19

UB-led research is first to report an association between long-term exposure to ozone and atherosclerosis.

5/24/19

His leadership has placed UB at the forefront of efforts clean energy, pollution reduction.

5/16/19

CSA’s mission is to conduct community-responsive research among UB faculty and its community partners to solve challenges facing older adults.

5/16/19

Many health problems are related to food choice, yet diet selection is a complex process that is not entirely understood. To coordinate, promote and foster research in an area so critical to maintaining proper health, UB has launched the Center for Ingestive Behavior Research.

4/30/19

UB researcher also authored first paper to survey pharmacy students about their knowledge of and attitudes toward pre-exposure prophylaxis.

4/30/19

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and UB's Clinical Research Institute on Addictions are among more than 100 organizations that have joined the national effort.

4/30/19

Some 5,799 students are candidates to receive 6,392 degrees and certificates during UB’s 2019 commencement ceremonies being held May 3-22.

4/23/19

Results underscore an important issue as more states legalize marijuana: the increased need for tailored nutrition education as the population of pot-smokers grows.

4/17/19

Area refugees joined UB faculty, staff and students and community members in discussing links between housing and health.

4/11/19

Before you attribute a trait to a famous ancestor, you might want to see how much DNA you really share, says UB faculty member Lynn Kozlowski.

4/5/19

Three UB faculty members – Anthony Campagnari, Gary Giovino and John Richard – have been named State University of New York Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system.



4/1/19

UB researcher Jessica Kruger looks at the health effects of the popular pastime of watching hours upon hours of television shows.

3/31/19

Research is believed to be the first large, multicenter study to investigate the association between oral contraceptive use and risk of highly fatal ovarian cancer.

3/29/19

Many of the events on the calendar are not ones that most people would think of as being related to sustainability.

3/15/19

Light activity appears to reduce risk of stroke or heart failure by up to 22 percent, and the risk of heart attack or coronary death by as much as 42 percent.

3/14/19

Sponsored by UB’s Office of Interprofessional Education, Thursday’s event is a collaboration between several UB health-related entities.

3/12/19

Graduate programs across the University at Buffalo have been named among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday.

2/21/19

Thanks to the efforts of professor Kimberley Persons and alum David Merlo, students will be able to have a service-learning experience in Haiti.

2/18/19

The program held during winter break aims to better prepare students for a career in the field.

2/14/19

Six faculty members from a variety of disciplines try to persuade a student audience to make the ultimate decision: who is worth saving?

2/5/19

As UB epidemiology turns 100, Pauline Mendola and Enrique Schisterman talk about how their UB education led them to prominent positions in their profession.

2/4/19

Some 75 public health undergraduates made history last semester by authoring their own open-source textbook.

1/28/19

Study was inspired by recent reports of acute kidney injury among agricultural workers performing manual labor in hot outdoor environments in the U.S.

1/24/19

The two-day conference will invite representatives from mobile produce markets across the U.S. to Buffalo to network, attend training sessions and share their successes and failures.

1/10/19

UB faculty member Gregory Fabiano is continuing his nationally recognized work with ADHD children with a new study that will test how best to meet the special education goals of these children.

2019 UBNow Articles

9/11/19

UB's IPE curriculum will receive a Program of Merit award in October from the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.

7/29/19

Alex Ampadu, Jessica Kruger and Mark R. Marino are recipients of the SA award named in honor of the late, beloved UB history professor.

7/18/19

SUNY FACT2 Excellence in Instruction Award is one of several honors Kruger has received over the past year.

7/11/19
The School of Management and the School of Public Health and Health Professions won top awards, and two UB communications professionals were also recognized with special awards at the 30th Excalibur Awards, the annual event presented by the Public Relations Society of America’s Buffalo Niagara chapter to recognize the best of the best in public relations in the Buffalo Niagara region.
6/5/19

Students from three local high schools took part in the inaugural UB Statistics Program Competition.

4/17/19

Area refugees joined UB faculty, staff and students and community members in discussing links between housing and health.

4/11/19

Before you attribute a trait to a famous ancestor, you might want to see how much DNA you really share, says UB faculty member Lynn Kozlowski.

4/1/19

UB researcher Jessica Kruger looks at the health effects of the popular pastime of watching hours upon hours of television shows.

3/29/19

Many of the events on the calendar are not ones that most people would think of as being related to sustainability.

2/21/19

Thanks to the efforts of professor Kimberley Persons and alum David Merlo, students will be able to have a service-learning experience in Haiti.

2/18/19

The program held during winter break aims to better prepare students for a career in the field.

2/14/19

Six faculty members from a variety of disciplines try to persuade a student audience to make the ultimate decision: who is worth saving?

2/5/19

As UB epidemiology turns 100, Pauline Mendola and Enrique Schisterman talk about how their UB education led them to prominent positions in their profession.

2/4/19

Some 75 public health undergraduates made history last semester by authoring their own open-source textbook.