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Retired Naval captain, experienced acute care surgeon joins department faculty

Published: May 22nd, 2015

R. Stephen Smith, M.D., RDMS, FACS has joined the UF department of surgery as a professor of acute care surgery. Dr. Smith earned his medical degree at the University of […]

UF critical care surgeons recognized at Critical Care Congress

Published: Feb 3rd, 2015

Frederick Moore, M.D., a professor and chief of acute care surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery, received the 2015 American College of Critical Care […]

Fred Moore, MD, will speak about recently awarded P-50 grant on November 25

Fred Moore, MD, will speak about recently awarded P-50 grant on November 25

Published: Nov 14th, 2014

Dr. Fred Moore, chief of acute care surgery at UF Health, will be speaking about the recently awarded P-50 grant to establish the UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center. […]

A New NIH Program Grant: UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

Published: Sep 24th, 2014

UF Surgeons in the News – The Gainesville Sun: UF in line for federal grant to research debilitating, infection-related condition sepsis

Published: Aug 7th, 2014

The University of Florida expects to get about $12 million in federal money to launch a center researching the long-term effects and potential treatments for the sometimes deadly and often […]

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UF Health granted $11 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

Published: Jul 30th, 2014

University of Florida Health has been awarded a $12 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a one-of-a-kind center to help generate treatments and prevention strategies for one of the most devastating issues critically ill patients face.

The Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center, the first of its kind in the nation, will study long-term outcomes in patients treated for sepsis in the surgical and trauma intensive care units at UF Health Shands Hospital, with the goal of developing clinical solutions for sepsis as well as illnesses that stem from it and their enduring, dismal effects.

UF Health surgeon to receive national award for research contributions

Published: Jul 1st, 2014

University of Florida Health surgeon Frederick A. Moore, M.D., a professor and chief of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine’s department of surgery, has been named the […]

Acute care surgery team, division of general surgery welcome new faculty member

Published: Feb 10th, 2014

Alicia Mohr, M.D., joined the UF College of Medicine department of surgery’s division of general surgery and the acute care surgery team in January. Most recently, she worked as an […]

UF surgeon inducted into American College of Surgeons

Published: Nov 22nd, 2013

One UF surgeon and two graduates of UF’s surgical residency program were initiated in October as fellows in the American College of Surgeons. The convocation took place in Washington, D.C., […]

UF Health trauma surgeon, other experts call for new standard in fractured ribs treatment

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

For most patients in the United States with several broken ribs, recovery is a months long journey full of immense pain, difficulty breathing and a high risk of serious complications. […]