UB has received a five-year extension of its involvement with
the Women’s Health Initiative, the groundbreaking study that
has yielded major discoveries on chronic diseases that affect
The UB Food Lab is co-sponsoring an event designed to bring
together community partners, scholars, students and residents to
discuss the links between racial, economic and food injustices, and
strategies to address them.
UB’s Educational Opportunity Center has signed the City of
Buffalo Opportunity Pledge, an initiative that encourages
businesses, organizations and residents to commit to building a
culture of inclusion and equity in Buffalo.
In a segment on Capitol Pressroom, Michael Cain,
vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed about the
construction of the school’s new building downtown and the 25
percent increase in enrollment in the school this year to help
address the regional and national physician shortage.