Assistant professor earns UF Excellence Award

Zhihua Jiang, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Florida department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery, has received an Excellence Award for Assistant Professors from the UF provost’s office. Jiang is one of 10 award recipients, each of whom displayed excellence in research and received $5,000 for research-related expenses. The National Institutes of Health helps fund his research, which focuses on the causes of problems such as vein graft failure, aortic aneurysms and re-narrowing of arteries after treatment.