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Gale Burstein, Erie County Health Commissioner, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, and Gender Institute Executive Committee member, plays key role in promoting public health in New York

"Meet Gale Burstein, the general in the war on opioids"
Sandra Tan, Buffalo News, Sunday, March 5, 2017

Gale Burstein

Andrea Markelz, Professor of Physics and an Affiliate of the Gender Institute, has been awarded a $1.35 million grant.


Andrea Markelz

Congratulations to...

Michael Boucai, Assoc. Professor of Law, on the publication of his article "Is Assisted Procreation an LGBT Right?" in the Wisconsin Law Review.  Michael presented a draft of this article in a 2015 FRA workshop.

Nnedi Okorafor, Associate Professor in UB English Department and best-selling fiction writer, won two huge awards in one year - the Hugo Award, Best Novella for Binti and the Nebula Best Novella Award. Hugo Award is the highest recognition for science fiction and fantasy.


Laura Anderson, Asst. Professor of Nursing & Educational Psychology, Barbara Bono, Assoc. Professor of English and Annette LeCuyer, Professor of Architecture on being awarded the 2016 President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring at UB.

Rina Das Eiden on being named to the NIH's Center for Scientific Review's Psychosocial, Risk and Prevention Study Section.

Joseph Gardella on receiving UB's Excellence in University-Community Engagement Award for Sustained Contributions.

Joyce HwangMartha Bohm and Gabrielle Printz on publication of their co-edited volume, Beyond Patronage: Reconsidering the Models of Practice

Kelly Hayes McAlonie on her election to the American Institute of Architects' College of Fellows.  

Despina Stratigakos on two major new books: Where Are the Women Architects?  and Hitler at Home

Jennifer Zirnheld on being recognized as one of 100 most influential women in STEM