Experts by Expertise: Aging and End of Life

For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact UB's media relations team at 716-645-6969 or ub-news@buffalo.edu.

4/15/19

Vanessa M. Barnabei

Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Expertise: women’s health, menopause, hormone therapy, pregnancy, prenatal care, childbirth, postpartum depression, contraceptives, access to abortion, New York’s Reproductive Health Act

Phone: 716-323-0615

Email: vmbarnab@buffalo.edu

9/26/19

Yu-Ping Chang

Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Endowed Professor of Nursing

Expertise: mental health; substance abuse and addiction; family caregiving and dementia

Phone: 716-829-2015

Email: yc73@buffalo.edu

2/6/18

Michael LaMonte

Research Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Expertise: healthy aging, cardiovascular disease, physical activity, women’s health, menopause, cancer, the microbiome, periodontal disease

Phone: 716-829-5379

Email: mlamonte@buffalo.edu

 

6/22/20

Joanne Song McLaughlin

Associate Professor of Economics

Expertise: labor economics; health insurance mandates; age discrimination; older workers; AI and the future of work

Phone: 716-645-8685

Email: jsmclaug@buffalo.edu

10/16/19

Danielle Meyer

Clinical Director of the Dietetic Internship Program in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Expertise: fad diets (keto, carb-free), debunking nutrition myths, oncology nutrition, geriatric nutrition, supplements

Phone: 716-829-5652

Email: dsmeyer@buffalo.edu

5/1/17

Robert Miletich

Interim Chair and Professor of Nuclear Medicine

Expertise: nuclear medicine, nuclear neurology, brain scans and other neuroimaging techniques and neurodegenerative diseases

Phone: 716-838-5889

Email: miletich@buffalo.edu

1/5/17

Peter A. Rogerson

SUNY Distinguished Professor of Geography

Expertise: demographics, population trends, baby boomers, spatial statistics, epidemiology, geographic centers

Phone: 716-645-0483

Email: rogerson@buffalo.edu

5/13/20

Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD

Chair of Oral Biology

Expertise: link between oral and overall health; oral health care in hospitals and nursing homes; dental plaque

Phone: 716-829-3373

Email: fas1@buffalo.edu

11/6/18

Korydon Smith

Professor and Chair of Architecture

Expertise: diversity and social justice in planning and design; inclusive design; refugee housing and settlement planning

Phone: 716-829-5908

Email: khsmith@buffalo.edu

5/22/20

Jack M. Sullivan

Professor of Ophthalmology

Expertise: retina, retinal degeneration, macular degeneration, ophthalmology, gene therapy

Phone: 716-862-6533

Email: js354@buffalo.edu

5/31/19

Machiko R. Tomita

Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Science

Expertise: aging, falls and frailty prevention in older adults, caregiving for older adults, smart home technology, virtual group exercise

Phone: 716-829-6740

Email: machikot@buffalo.edu

4/16/20

Bruce R. Troen

Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Expertise: biology of aging, frailty, geriatric medicine, palliative care, caregiving, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, delirium

Phone: Bruce R. Troen can be reached through Ellen Goldbaum in University Communications at 716-645-4605 or goldbaum@buffalo.edu, or Douglas Sitler in University Communications at 716-645-9069 or drsitler@buffalo.edu.

Email: troen@buffalo.edu

5/4/17

Jean Wactawski-Wende

Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions

Expertise: women’s health, menopause, osteoporosis, reproductive health, cancer, the microbiome, periodontal disease

Phone: 716-829-5374

Email: jww@buffalo.edu

5/8/17

Deborah Waldrop

Professor of Social Work

Expertise: hospice, aging, end of life decision-making, caregiving, grief

Phone: 716-645-1231

Email: dwaldrop@buffalo.edu