Youfa Wang, PhD, professor of epidemiology and environmental
health at the University at Buffalo, is the subject matter expert
and video presenter for a multimedia streaming video comparing the
effectiveness of childhood obesity programs that was produced by
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a unit of the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — D. Jeffery Higginbotham, PhD, of Buffalo,
professor and chair of the Department of Communicative Disorders
and Sciences in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and
Sciences, will be named a fellow of the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the
association’s 2014 annual convention being held Nov. 20-22 in
Athletes and others reporting cognitive difficulties after a
head injury are usually diagnosed as having had a concussion. But
is it really a concussion? A new study published by University at
Buffalo medical faculty finds that many of the same symptoms are
common to concussions and to injuries to the neck and/or balance
system, known collectively as cervical/vestibular injuries.
A collaboration between the University at Buffalo’s School
of Social Work and School of Nursing will serve local veterans and
families by teaching social workers and nurses how they can better
care for and respond to veterans’ needs.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bruce R. Troen, MD, University at Buffalo
professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division
of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, has been named a fellow of
the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers
works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared
to when only the child is targeted, according to research published
this week in Pediatrics and conducted at the University at Buffalo
and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.
The doctor of nursing practice degree (DNP) is generally
considered the wave of the future in nursing. The American
Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) proposed in 2005 that the
DNP would be the standard for advanced practice nursing (APN) by
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It’s an all too familiar story: a
patient—specifically a patient with chronic
disease—goes into the hospital to get well and is discharged
only to be readmitted within 30 days. Medicare spends $15 billion a
year on readmissions alone.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — For the fifth straight year, University at
Buffalo faculty member Gene D. Morse, PharmD, has been invited to
lead a session on research capacity building at an international
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