Theresa M. Werick PhD ’95 (CLAS)

Theresa M. Werick PhD ’95 (CLAS) of Buffalo, NY passed away on September 7, 2018. Theresa was born on March 22nd, 1950 to Ralph and Esther Werick (née Treanor) (deceased) and is survived by her five siblings Margaret Ackley,  Mary  Werick, William Werick, Katherine Werick, and Joanne Werick.

Terry attended high school at Holy Angels Academy, graduating in 1968. She graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 1985 where she studied Psychology and Sociology and, in 1995, earned her PhD in Biobehavioral Genetics from the University of Connecticut with an emphasis on Schizophrenia research. Subsequently, Terry worked for several pharmaceutical companies conducting clinical research trials in order to further the research, understanding and treatment of various illnesses – a calling for which she had great passion. She accomplished all this and more while raising her three children, often as a single mother.


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