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Margaret A Acara

Born: 1934
Death: 2023

Margaret A. Acara was born in Buffalo in 1934.  She earned a B.A. in Chemistry from D'Youville College in 1955 and for the next 12 years worked in the medical field in Buffalo as a medical technician and research assistant.  Acara enrolled at the University at Buffalo in 1967 and in 1971, earned a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the UB School of Medicine.  After two years of post-doctoral studies at UB, she joined the faculty of both the School of Medicine and the School of Denistry as an assistant professor of pharmacology and therapeutics.  Acara was promoted to associate professor in 1982 and full professor in 1990.  In 1998, Margaret Acara co-founded UB's Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender and headed its research divisiion.

  • Sources: 
    • Anderson, Dale. "Dr. Margaret A. Acara, 89, UB professor, medical research assistant." Buffalo News, May 20, 2023.
    • Margaret A. Acara CV, circa 1997.
    • "Research and education on women and gender to be focus of new institute at UB." Press Release, January 8, 1998

Affiliation(s): Pharmacy
Record Group(s): 36
Biographical File Contains:
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  • Obituary