UB Faculty Member Receives Multiple Awards

By Lois Baker

Release Date: July 1, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Martin Mahoney, Ph.D., M.D., of Kenmore, a clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University at Buffalo, recently received three awards.

Mahoney, who is completing a three-year residency in family medicine in Western New York hospitals, was awarded the American Medical Association/Glaxo Wellcome Leadership Award for his "extraordinary leadership abilities."

He also was chosen as the recipient of the Resident's Award for "Contribution By a Resident To State Academy Activities," given by the New York State Academy of Family Physicians.

In addition, he received the Mead Johnson Award for Graduate Education in Family Practice. The award is given by Mead Johnson, a Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, in recognition of hard work and commitment to the ideals of family practice.

A graduate of Canisius College, Mahoney holds master's, doctoral and medical degrees from UB. He also serves as an assistant professor in Roswell Park Cancer Institute's Graduate Division and an assistant professor of epidemiology at SUNY Albany's School of Public Health.

He is the resident representative on the Council on Medical Specialty Societies of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and received the American Public Health Association's Jay Dortman Memorial Award for his research involving mortality patterns among the Seneca Nation of Indians.

He has continued his research with native populations, and is a founding member of the Network for Cancer Control Research in American-Indian and Alaska-Native populations, sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.