UB names new VP for health sciences

Published October 19, 2021

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The Buffalo News​ reports that Allison Brashear, dean of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, and an international expert in movement disorders, will join UB in December as vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB. “Given her distinguished and impactful career – including as a longtime champion of inclusion and social justice – I have every confidence that she will help us enhance UB’s stature as a world-class leader in medical and health care education, training, research and clinical care,” UB President Satish K. Tripathi said. In a statement, Brashear said, “This is a unique opportunity to help advance President Tripathi’s vision for UB to be a top-25 public research university to improve lives."​

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