The chief resident of the University at Buffalo's obstetrics and gynecology residency program is joining the medical staff at Niagara Falls Memorial's OB/GYN Center.
Meaghan M. Aalto, M.D., will begin working at Memorial next summer. An experienced teacher and researcher, she also has been honored for clinical excellence.
Aalto is a graduate of McGill University, Montreal, and Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies, where she received highest honors. She has been a primary investigator at the University at Buffalo, a research assistant at Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, and a study coordinator at Montreal General Hospital, Montreal.
Her research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Surgical Science and Journal of Robotic Surgery.
Aalto is a recipient of the Mauricio's Young Professional Award and the Buffalo Gynecologic and Obstetric Society Award for academic and clinical excellence. She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, which works with health care professionals to instill a culture of respect, dignity and compassion for patients and professionals.