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Awards

2020 ASTS Grant Recipients

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., Narendra Battula, M.D., and Hannah Burris, a first-year medical student, were awarded research grants from the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) during the 2020 annual meeting. Dr. Zarrinpar, an associate professor in the Division of Transplantation, received the 2020 ASTS-Natera Research Grant in support…

Accolades and presentations recognized at the 42nd Annual Conference on Shock

UF Department of Surgery residents Michael Cox, M.D., Russell Hawkins, M.D. and McKenzie Hollen were each recipients of the Travel Award, which is granted to presenters with high-ranking abstracts. Awards were presented by the Shock Society at the 42nd Annual Conference on Shock which took place June 8 to…

Ashish Sharma, M.D., Wins 2019 Alan T. Hirsch Award

Ashish Sharma’s, M.D., abstract entitled “Noninvasive Spect Imaging Using A Novel Formyl Peptide Receptor Ligand Can Be Used To Diagnose And Monitor Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms” has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 Alan T. Hirsch, M.D., Mid-Career Award in Vascular Medicine! Sponsored by the Council on Peripheral Vascular…

2019 Quality Hero Awards

At the 2019 Heroes Recognition Dinner for Patient Safety and Quality Week, faculty, residents and staff were recognized for their attention to creating a safe and clean environment. UF Department of Surgery quality hero award winners included Tyler Loftus, M.D. – Outstanding housestaff Tiago Machuca, M.D., Ph.D. –…