Jean Wactawski-Wende, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Research Advancement
Professor and Associate Chair, 
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Health Professions; Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus

Women's health issues including the areas of osteoporosis, cancer, hormones and menopause.

1996 Recipient of the “Women Helping Women Award”

National Organization for Women (NOW), Buffalo and Erie County Chapter

1997 and 1998 Excellence in Teaching Award

Department of Gynecology-Obstetrics, School of Medicine, University at Buffalo

1999 “Tobacco Policy Award” Recipient

Wellness Council of Western New York

2002 Top 100 Federal Grantees

University at Buffalo

2003-2004 Top 40 Federally Funded Faculty ($2M or more)

University at Buffalo

2004-2005 Top 100 Principal Investigators

University at Buffalo

2005 Outstanding Researcher of the Year (First recipient)

School of Public Health and Health Professions

2006 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship

The Research Foundation of the State University of New York

2006 Promising Inventor

University at Buffalo, Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach

The Research Foundation of SUNY

2006 Distinguished Speaker, April 2007

Institute on Women and Gender

University at Buffalo

2009 UB Exceptional Scholar : Sustained Achievement Award

University at Buffalo

2011 Elected Member, American Epidemiological Society (AES)

2011 Distinguished Biomedical Alumna, University at Buffalo,

School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (Inaugural Awardee)