End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is the ninth-leading cause of death in the U.S. Transplantation is the most viable renal replacement therapy for ESRD patients, but there is a severe disparity between the demand for kidneys for transplantation and the supply.
UB's ISE program has recently been ranked 30th out of 100 ISE and related programs nationwide, according to the US News and World Report graduate program rankings. It ranks 21th out of programs at public universities. Congratulations to all of our faculty, students, and staff and have a look at our research highlights, alumni profiles, and education programs to learn more about what makes UB ISE the place to be.
MS Alumnae Valerie Beecher Provides Safe Patient Handling Expertise
Valerie Beecher, who received an MS in Human Factors in 2002, was recently featured in the NYSUT newspaper, as part of a NYS wide task force on safe patient handling practices. She is currently an ergonomics specialist at SUNY Upstate Medica Center.