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STAC panel members review scientific and medical evidence and offer recommendations to the WTC Health Program administrator on member eligibility criteria, as well as WTC-related health conditions.


Researchers will tackle solar power, climate change in WNY, e-waste, pollution at Lake Erie’s Woodlawn Beach and more.


Media outlets will now think twice before publishing sensational or sexual content, Samantha Barbas says.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Andrew H. Talal, MD, professor of medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo will receive a major, $7 million award to address a casualty of the national opioid epidemic: the spread of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among drug users who share needles.


Faculty Experts


Ia Iashvili

Associate Professor of Physics

Expertise: Higgs boson search, particle detectors, search for supersymmetric particles

Phone: 716-645-6611



Helen A. “Nellie” Drew

Adjunct Faculty in Law

Expertise: sports law, discipline of professional athletes, drug testing in sports, collective bargaining, NCAA compliance, Title IX

Phone: 716-645-2071



UB in the News


Samantha Barbas tells The Wall Street Journal media organizations might think twice before publishing sexual content.


A Reuters story looks at how the acquittal on one Baltimore police officer could impact charges against other officers and quotes Chris O'Brien.


Newsday quotes John Violanti about the role internal police investigations can play in officers' suicides.


The Washington Post quotes Mark Bartholomew about Facebook and a lack of transparency.

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