Michael Merrill, MD, MS, MJ, MBA
VP of Medical AffairsMedical SchoolState University of New York at Buffalo ResidencyInternal & Preventative Medicine at the University of Buffalo
Professional AffiliationsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Preventative Medicine
BiographyDr. Merrill is the Vice President of Medical Affairs and a faculty member for the Family Medicine Residency Program.
After graduation from Dartmouth College with honors in English Literature, Dr. Merrill attended the Columbia School of Journalism and received a master's degree. He worked for three years as a newspaper reporter in suburban Boston. After leaving journalism, he worked in healthcare administration for several years, most recently as a research assistant and analyst at what is now Univera in Buffalo.
He subsequently attended the SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and acquired a master's degree in Epidemiology during his Residency. He was the attending medical physician at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center and practiced as a hosptialist at United Memorial and South Buffalo Mercy Hospital. Dr. Merrill is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at SUNY Buffalo.
He has written columns intermittently for the Buffalo News and published a book, "Vitamin D: Antidote to Winter and the Darkness."
He is the recipient of the Bernard and Sophie Gottlieb Award and the Klocke Award.