UF Health plastic surgeons recognized at plastic and reconstructive surgery society’s annual meeting

At the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons annual meeting, held in June at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, UF Health surgeon Adam Katz, M.D. received the Society’s 2014 Founder’s Award.

Katz, an associate professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery, won the award for the presentation titled “A Novel Adipose Derived Point of Care Cell Therapy for Autologous Dermal Replacement.” Members of the society voted to select the winning presentation.

Ning Yang and Hulan Shang, both staff members in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at UF Health, collaborated on the presentation with Katz and also were recognized at the meeting.

Two UF surgical residents, Noah Prince, M.D., and Sarah Fernandez, M.D., were members of the team that won the society’s annual “Jeopardy” competition for residents.