Faculty Profile

Patricia Diaz.

Patricia Diaz

Empire Innovation Professor
Oral Biology
Email: pidiazmo@buffalo.edu


  • PhD, Microbiology, The University of Adelaide, Australia, 2002
  • DDS, Dentistry, CES, Colombia, 1996

Professional experience:

  • Empire Innovation Professor, Dentist/Scientist, University at Buffalo

What mentoring means to me:

I believe in sharing knowledge and experiences with students and younger colleagues that could guide them and inspire their own path.

Topics I am willing to discuss with students:

Minority Experiences

  • Being a woman and related discrimination.
  • Racial, ethnic, cultural and/or religious minority status and related discrimination.

Personal Circumstances

  • Caregiving for children.
  • Caregiving for other loved ones.
  • Non-U.S. citizen or immigrant experiences.