Mahoney Receives First Place In National Competition

By Mara McGinnis

Release Date: April 10, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Martin C. Mahoney, Ph.D., M.D., clinical instructor in the Department of Family Medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has received the first-place award in the 1998 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Resident Scholars Competition.

The award was given for his paper, "Correlates of Anticipated Infant Feeding in an Urban, Indigent Family Practice Setting."

The AAFP represents nearly 84,000 family physicians, family-practice residents and medical students nationwide.

A member of the AAFP Commission on Clinical Policies, Research and Scientific Affairs, Mahoney is a former member of the AAFP Commission on Public Health and Scientific Affairs. He also serves as vice chair of the resident section on the AAFP Council on Medical Specialty Societies.

Mahoney, who is completing a three-year residency in family medicine in Western New York hospitals, recently was awarded the American Medical Association/Glaxo Welcome Leadership Award for his "extraordinary leadership abilities" and the Resident's Award for "Contribution By A Resident to State Academy Activities."

He also has received the Mead Johnson Award for Graduate Education in Family Practice by Mead Johnson, a Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

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 in SUNY Albany's School of Public Health.

In 1992, he received the American Public Health Association's Jay Dortman Memorial Award for his research involving mortality patterns among the Seneca Nation of Indians.

He resides in Kenmore.