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Sarah L. Berga will also serve as president of UBMD Obstetrics & Gynecology and medical director of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine Program Development for Kaleida Health. 


How should children learn about COVID-19? Two UB medical students created an adorable, original character named Berry Bunny to explain coronavirus to kids in a clear, colorful and easy-to-understand story.


Future research could explore whether the molecular traps can be used to remediate water and improve detection of these toxic chemicals.


When Governor Andrew M. Cuomo put out the call in March for health care workers to volunteer in New York City during the height of the pandemic, Tildabeth Doscher, MD, eagerly signed up. 


An enthusiastic group of Western New Yorkers — including members of the UB community — have created a video for a statewide contest.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Community Health Equity Research Institute at the University at Buffalo will host a live “Virtual Colloquium to Advance Health Equity Research in Buffalo” from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 21.

Tim Murphy, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and director of the UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, testified Monday at the state Legislature’s Joint Virtual Public Hearing Exploring Solutions to the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Communities


Ban on traffic mobility significantly reduced vehicle emissions, which may have prevented a higher number of deaths that would have been attributable to air pollution than fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus.


More than 500 UB faculty physicians provide care to patients, including those with COVID-19, in UB’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout Western New York, all while balancing the role of professor.