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UF welcomes new chief of acute care surgery

Frederick A. Moore, M.D., has joined the University of Florida’s College of Medicine as the department of surgery’s chief of acute care surgery. Moore came to UF July 1 from The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, where he was head of the division of surgical critical care and acute care surgery…

UF surgical researcher receives national honor

Lyle L. Moldawer, Ph.D., professor and vice chairman of research at the University of Florida Department of Surgery, recently was honored with the Shock Society Scientific Achievement Award. Bestowed during the society’s annual conference, held this June in San Antonio, the award is presented to an outstanding scientist with lifetime…

UF’s Burn Center tests virtual reality disaster training

Forget the stethoscope — the video game controller could be the newest item you find in your doctor’s black bag. Medical trauma doctors and nurses throughout Florida will begin testing an interactive training program developed by University of Florida experts to model a mass…