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Updated January 21, 2016

Fleischmann honored by Burchfield Penney

Published November 12, 2015

Ilene Fleischmann, vice dean for alumni, public relations and communications in the UB Law School, and executive director of the UB Law Alumni Association, was honored at the Burchfield Penney Art Center’s recent Arts Auction and Gala, along with her husband, Peter Fleischmann, for their enduring commitment to the BPAC.

“Peter and Ilene believe in philanthropy and service to others. They are paramount to the life of the center and have been involved in its strategic growth for more than half of its lifespan,” said Burchfield Penney executive director Anthony Bannon. “Peter has been among the most visible board members since 1985; his integrity and strength of character are hallmarks of his leadership. Ilene’s personality, presence and generous support have been instrumental in all we do. Together, they provide a level of distinction that we applaud and to which we should aspire.”

Nursing faculty graduate from NIH summer institute

Published August 20, 2015

Jessica Castner, PhD, assistant professor of nursing, and Laurie Connors, PhD, clinical assistant professor of nursing, graduated from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Summer Genetics Institute.

The competitive, month-long training program provides participants with a foundation in molecular genetics that can applied for use in research, teaching and clinical practice.

Fewer than 400 researchers and clinicians have been admitted to the program. Participants receive the NIH Intramural Research Training Award, which covers the cost of attendance.

The program is sponsored by the National Institute of Nursing Research.

Fiebelkorn elected to new role in pharmacist group

Published July 30, 2015

Karl Fiebelkorn, senior associate dean in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and associate professor of pharmacy practice, was elected director of public policy of the board of directors of the Western Chapter New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists.

Morris receives AAPS award

Published July 30, 2015

Marilyn Morris, UB Distinguished Professor and vice chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) 2015 Innovation in Biotechnology Award.

The award was based on abstract submissions. The title of Morris’s abstract was “Effect of Type II Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) on IgG Pharmacokinetics and Subcutaneous Bioavailability.”

AAPS is a professional, scientific association of approximately 11,000 members employed in industry, academia, government and other research institutes worldwide.