Annual summit convenes scholars, resettlement agencies, service
providers, community support centers, municipal agencies and
refugees to explore barriers and solutions to promote culturally
engaged health care for refugees in Buffalo.
The Distinguished Speakers Series event with Roxane Gay,
originally scheduled for 8 p.m. tonight (April 5) has been
postponed and rescheduled for April 13 after her travel plans were
disrupted due to unforeseen flight complications and delays.
Cultural critic Roxane Gay, author of the New York Times
bestselling collection of essays “Bad Feminist,” will
speak at UB on April 5 in Alumni Arena as part of the
university’s Distinguished Speakers Series.
Nearly 400 nurses, physicians and other health care workers will
attend the University at Buffalo School of Nursing’s 20th
Annual Bullough Lecture to learn about the silent epidemic
affecting the nation from pain and opioid addictions expert Peggy
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will host
its first Smile Day at the Museum Health Fair, offering dental
screenings to children and adults with special needs, an overlooked
population in dental care.
Robert Gallo, co-discoverer of HIV as the cause of AIDS and
creator of the HIV blood test, will visit the University at Buffalo
to help mark the launch of the university’s Global Virus
Network Center of Excellence as one of the world’s premier
virology research centers.
Stephen Dunnett, UB vice provost for international education,
will update members of the media on President Trump’s
executive order of Jan. 27 that temporarily suspends entry to the
U.S. by citizens of seven countries on the order’s impact on
UB and the university’s response.