UB Professor Named Chair of Pediatric Nephrology

By Lois Baker

Release Date: March 23, 1998

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- F. Bruder Stapleton, M.D., A. Conger Goodyear professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been named chair of the Sub-Board of Pediatric Nephrology of the American Board of Pediatrics for 1993.

The six-member board is responsible for certifying pediatric kidney specialists in the United States.

Pediatrician-in-chief at The Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Stapleton recently was named assistant secretary general of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association.

A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, he is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and its sub-board of pediatric nephrology. He also is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Examiners and a member of the American Pediatric Society.

He sits on the executive councils of the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology.

He is a resident of Amherst.