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Acute Care Surgery

Drs. Moldawer, Efron and team receive RM1 award for dysfunctional myelopoiesis

Lyle Moldawer, Ph.D., Philip A. Efron, M.D., and multidisciplinary collaborators Michael Kladde, Ph.D., and Laurence Morel, Ph.D., have received an RM1 award to study dysfunctional myelopoiesis and myeloid-derived suppressor cells in the pathobiology of sepsis. The funding will stretch over a period of five years with an annual total award…

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

Tyler Loftus, MD Fifth-Year Surgery Resident Q: When and how did you first decide you wanted to be a doctor? A: I decided I wanted to be a doctor when I was in high school. My parents are both chiropractors, and I was between chiropractic school and medical school.

Philip Efron, M.D., Accepted into the Southern Surgical Association

Philip Efron, M.D., medical director of UF Health Shands Hospital’s surgical intensive care units and respiratory therapy, has been accepted into the Southern Surgical Association. This prestigious fellowship of more than 700 accomplished surgeons is held in high esteem by professionals on a global scale. The success of…

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

The following Department of Surgery faculty members have been recognized by the University of Florida as 2018 Exemplary Teachers: Jessica Cioffi, MD – assistant professor, division of surgical oncology Thomas Huber, MD, PhD – professor and chief, division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy Alicia…

TV 20 Medical Spotlight: Danger of sepsis in hospitals

Alicia Mohr, M.D., FACS, FCC, an associate professor in the division of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine, talks about the dangers of sepsis and what can be done to address this life-threatening illness.