Mark J. Czarnecki, former president and chief operating officer of M&T Bank, will be posthumously honored as the 2017 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year by the School of Management. Czarnecki also served as vice chairman of the UB Council.
What is an academic medical center and why does it matter to Western New York? This question and others related to how academic medical centers impact patient care, medical education, research and economic development will be discussed at a keynote and panel on Oct. 6 sponsored by the UB Alumni Association.
David Jacobs, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received the 2017 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment Program Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Frank Grosso, executive director and CEO of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, will speak with pharmacy students from UB, D’Youville College and St. John Fisher College about the practice of consultant pharmacy during a presentation on Oct. 12.
UB employees can share their Thanksgiving traditions while making connections with members of UB’s diverse international community by taking part in the fourth annual “Thanksgiving Without Borders” program.
Eligible UB employees can now enroll in the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2018, which allows employees to exchange previously accrued vacation and/or personal leave for a credit to be applied toward the employee share of their New York State Health Insurance Program premiums.
Nearly 4,000 prospective students and their family members attended UB’s 360 Open House on Oct. 21, an increase in attendance from last year’s fall open house, admissions officials say, and an indication of students’ growing interest in UB.