The University at Buffalo released this statement today regarding charges brought against John Kapoor in federal court

Release Date: November 16, 2017

The university is well aware of the very serious criminal allegations against Dr. Kapoor, as well as the devastating effects of opioid addiction in this country.

We are currently engaged in a thoughtful and careful review of policies pertaining to named buildings at the university, and we will continue to closely monitor new developments in the legal proceedings.

The abuse of opioid medications is a severe national problem, one that the University at Buffalo is committed to combating everyday through our faculty research, patient care and community outreach, and the training of highly skilled, compassionate health care professionals.

The university’s statement on the October arrest of Kapoor is available here: http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2017/10/052.html

Media Contact Information

John DellaContrada
Associate Vice President for Media Relations and Stakeholder Communications
Tel: 716-645-4601 (mobile: 716-361-3006)
dellacon@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @UBNewsSource