BUFFALO, N.Y. — Animesh Amart Sinha, MD, PhD, chief of the N.V. Perricone Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences at Michigan State University and director of its Center for Investigative Dermatology, has been named chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University at Buffalo.
Sinha also will serve as UB’s inaugural Rita M. and Ralph T. Behling, MD, Professor of Dermatology. He will assume the office in April.
“Following a comprehensive national search, Dr. Sinha emerged as our top candidate,” said Michael Cain, MD, dean of the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
“He possesses the administrative, scientific, clinical, leadership and visionary skills needed to move the department forward, to expand the department’s basic and clinical research programs to fulfill UB 2020’s strategic goals, and to best develop and align a comprehensive clinical program at Great Lakes Health, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and in our community,” said Cain.