Academic Staff


As a service, UBNS provides residents, fellows, and medical students with a support team dedicated to enhancing their overall educational and research experience.

Jennifer Schram
Academic Coordinator
716/218.1000 x5115

Jennifer provides administrative and secretarial services in support of the residency training program and works closely with the program director and the chief resident to plan events, arrange visiting professorships and schedule valuable educational activities.

Jennifer Keller
Educational & Recruitment Event Coordinator
716/218.000 x5124

Jennifer coordinates events in conjunction with the education department including resident & fellow interviews, graduation, and visiting professors as well as physician recruitment; she is also the medical student coordinator.

Debi Zimmer
Editorial Assistant/Senior Authors’ Editor

Debi assists attending physicians, residents, fellows andPhD candidates in the preparation, submission, and publication of scientific manuscripts, syllabus contributions, abstracts and other documents.

Wendy (Fawn) Dorr
Editorial Assistant/Senior Authors’ Editor

Fawn recently joined UBNS to assist with the publication demands and, like Debi Zimmer,  assists attending physicians, residents, fellows andPhD candidates in the preparation, submission, and publication of scientific manuscripts, syllabus contributions, abstracts and other documents.

Paul Dressel
Medical Illustrator/Communications Manager

Paul is available to provide high-quality medical illustrations, graphics, photography, and video editing services to meet residents and fellows’ publication and presentation needs. Paul also manages the department’s social media and marketing efforts.